Tag: hope

Praying in Public

My heart pounded because I knew it was my turn to speak. I knew what I wanted to say, but the words were all jumbled in my head and I wasn’t sure how I would articulate them. I took a breath. A half second of silence, of anxiety I didn’t need to feel, and I…

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The Dating Game

Well, I don’t know about you, but I am tired of the dating games. Tired of the swipes and the clicks and the flirty emoji’s and the not saying what you mean, but meaning what you say…like I don’t understand it and I’m so sick of it. Why can’t we be direct? Why waste so…

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Life is Like a Roller Coaster

Life is like a roller coaster. There are ups and downs, twists and turns, and sometimes it’s really scary as you fly through the air hands raised screaming at the top of your lungs. When you get off the ride, you’ll have one of two thoughts: Never again Let’s go again! I think maybe a…

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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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I am Me. That is Enough.

I am me. I don’t know how to be anybody else. And sometimes, being me, feels like a curse because I can be a little high strung, quirky as hell, and often it feels like nobody really understands me except, well, me.  Does anyone else feel like this?  I guess I don’t have to be…

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