the first boy I ever loved.

Today I want to tell a story that's long overdue. It's about the first time I told a boy I liked him and everything that came after. I walked through the rain, literally, to go and tell him. My heart was racing and I had never EVER before confessed any feelings of any sort to [...]

be vulnerable. but, let’s do it the right way.

The idea of being vulnerable to many signifies a weakness. Vulnerability usually refers to a person of questionable emotional stability, or a people group or empire being susceptible to an invasion of their homeland. This definition is what is commonly adopted in a culture that emphasizes total self-sufficiency as a virtue, yet in the past [...]

lock eyes with the culture

Our summer is quickly coming to a close, and a new season is coming. For me, it's my senior year. My very last year in high school. At first I was a little terrified. Who wouldn't be? This year signifies the ending of my childhood and the beginning of my journey as an independent adult. [...]