Artist

A struggle I’ve faced for a while is to believe that my dreams for vocational pursuits and my skill sets are valuable even though they’re all more artistic in nature. I used to pray daily that God would change me to give me a mind or a desire to do things that “mattered more,” such … More Artist

Crackles of Infinity

Learning has always been one of my greatest strengths, but knowledge without action is a recipe for disaster. A recipe that I am, unfortunately, well acquainted with. Sometimes my brain feels so full and my inability to make choices is so present that I become easily overwhelmed. With much power, comes much responsibility and knowledge … More Crackles of Infinity

Finding Yourself Again

Dear One, You jumped into a puddle and didn’t realize it was a hole. You didn’t recognize how far deep it was until it began hurting your soul. Every mirror you checked was caked in mud so thick you couldn’t recognize yourself Until your mode of operation became “just survive, get by, without help from … More Finding Yourself Again

Expectations

Admitting that I had expectations was like shining a magnifying glass somewhere deep within my gut until it caught enough light from the sun to start causing a little burn, like an ant under the glass of two kids on the summer sidewalk. I wanted to be cooler than that. Chill. I wanted to be … More Expectations

Vulnerability

You carry your image with you as a weight which wearies your soul, Like an anvil barely balancing between two two by fours, A cinder block pressed against your broken chest. & the worst part is that you’ve carried it for 20 years without realization. You want to part with it because you know that … More Vulnerability

Loving Deep

What can I say? I love deep. So far I don’t think I’ve met anyone who loves me quite as much as I’ve loved them. Except maybe my mom. And one of my friends whose actions have been pretty consistent over the years. But I used to view that as a negative thing. “LOVE ME. LOVE … More Loving Deep