Have A Day.

October 16 I'm almost entirely right brained now, and I'm losing my capacity for language. Like in the split brain studies. Objectively speaking, I'm also at a higher risk of becoming suicidal than ever. Today, two professors called me "Grace" by accident. That doesn't seem like an accident. It's almost universal that I'm mistaken for … Continue reading Have A Day.

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Sleepless eyes, close the light.

I knew these things to be true. That God would never give me more than I could bear. That I am being put through (hell)fire so that I can emerge a sharper tool for His marvelous purposes. That Satan has no power or stake over my body, my words, or our relationship. That God understands me more so than myself, from even before my physical body was formed. And that praising Him for a thousand years would never do justice to His worthiness.

I know, it’s been comin’.

September 24 A productive week finished, I left our college worship night with an earful of cliches concerning the Christian dilemma of being both needing to be disciplined by God while also being unconditionally loved by Him as His adopted child. I lay on my bed, teeth brushed and naked, and found no inclination to … Continue reading I know, it’s been comin’.

En francais?

Juin 2017 C'est peut-etre le temps a ecrire en francais. Je ne suis pas francaise du tout. J'avais etudie cette langue depuis septembre, l'annee derniere. Maintenant, je m'enseigne toute seule. C'est dommage, parce que je n'ai pas personne a parler cette ete. Mais, il y a beaucoup des films, des chansons, des livres. La semaine … Continue reading En francais?

MIMI: “I’m nineteen, but I’m old for my age…”

The only thing that surprises me is that I hadn't grappled with these facts about me sooner. If I could summarize my first semester at college, it would be this: I have anxiety. If I could summarize my second semester at college, it would be this: I have depression. I don't know how I would … Continue reading MIMI: “I’m nineteen, but I’m old for my age…”

My State as a “Writer”

For a writer, which most people are, the struggle is often not finding the right words to say, but choosing what to say itself. Once the idea takes seed, the words flow easily. Recently, my own source of inspiration has began to run dry and I have had little to say to the blank sheets. … Continue reading My State as a “Writer”

The Virtuous Wife: Her Children Rise Up

A few nights ago I had trouble sleeping and began dwelling on my earliest memories to pass the time. As per usual, overthinking ensued, and this article was the result at 3 in the morning. At a more sober time, I began to realize that I had written a potentially hurtful piece on how my own mother … Continue reading The Virtuous Wife: Her Children Rise Up

First Semester College: An Honest Assessment

Last semester, my schedule could have driven anyone insane. Sometimes, you do just have to learn the hard way. This post will be more personal than what I normally put on my blog, because I typically hide behind the bigger ideas (of what I think and what I learn about society and science and the … Continue reading First Semester College: An Honest Assessment

Realignment: What’s My Why? a Mission Statement

All successful companies and people have mission statements. They have something that drives them onward to accomplish what they do. An internal motivation and integrity which stays constant no matter the mood or situation. Here's mine. During "Family Group" this week, we did an activity for about twenty minutes where we reflected upon the question … Continue reading Realignment: What’s My Why? a Mission Statement

Why I’m Ditching the Resolutions This Year

Welcome to the last week of the first month of 2017! If you have kept your resolution till now, chances are you will keep it, as 3 weeks is long enough for new habits to form. If so, congratulations! My deepest sympathies for you. If you didn't keep your resolution, that's okay. All you need … Continue reading Why I’m Ditching the Resolutions This Year