birthdays make me sad.

I've found comfort in knowing that I'm not the only person who feels this way. But it's true. Specifically, MY birthday makes me feel sad. When I was younger, I think it's because I had really high expectations for how people should treat me on that day or week, since I felt I deserved to [...]

helpless, hopeless + lost

L o s s . This world is full of such loss and pain. The older I get the more that becomes evident to me. So painfully evident. Truly, I hope to never grow numb to the pains of other people just because they happen over and over again through the lives of different people. [...]

look at me. but don’t.

I am a sloth. And I'm not talking about that cute lil animal up in the trees. Though, I wish I was. It seems lately that this word had been coming up over and over again in my life. Until now, I always misunderstood it. This word has shown up in my personality profiles, and more recently [...]

lies.

Sometimes I hear lies that God doesn't care about me. That I am all on my own in this whole "life" thing. I've gone through so many seasons where I have battled with depression, and Satan takes the opportunity to plant more lies in my head. To tell me that I am unloved, that people [...]

the depths of despair.

Have you ever felt like you're stuck in the depths of despair? Maybe you just have no motivation to do anything, and you come home and want to sleep the day away. Every little thing overwhelms you because it adds on to the never ending exploding mess you're constantly trying to make sense of. Perhaps [...]