Category: Random Thoughts

Is Happiness a Choice?

*Disclaimer: I recognize there are people who struggle with happiness through no fault of their own. When I talk about happiness being a choice, I am not referring to people struggling with diagnosed mental health issues. I think happiness, at its core, is a choice. We can’t choose our circumstances, but we can choose how…

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On Bravery…

Being brave is a funny thing. Sometimes, it’s not so much about “being brave” as it is conquering fears. For me, a lot of things scare me because I’m an anxiety prone individual. It’s pretty funny actually, for those who have gone anywhere with me it’s something of a joke. I have to force myself…

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The Power of Prayer

It’s cliche, but true. There is power in prayer. When I pray it’s like putting my faith into action. I don’t know that God can hear me. But I have faith that He’s real. That He’s listening and cares. Praying gives me peace. Gives me hope. Makes me feel like no matter what, somehow, everything…

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Driving Backroads

Does anyone else like driving backroads? I don’t know why I love driving backroads so much. Maybe it’s the idea behind. The idea that backroads are like an escape. I can just keep driving and driving until I run out of road. Maybe it’s my way of leaving without actually going anywhere. It doesn’t matter…

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The Irony of Beauty

How do we define beauty? By what standard do we measure it? By numbers? By pictures? By words? What does beauty mean? Is beauty tied to the clothes we wear? Is beauty the difference between whether we look like we’re trying, but not quite “put-together” and what even is put together? Does anyone know? Is…

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