moments

approach a park bench- perch and talk for hours on end. let the grass tickle your feet. squint in the light of the sun. sit in silence staring at the stars. fall backwards laughing onto the grass. dance in the summer breeze. smile at a stranger. close your eyes and listen to the music. cross […]

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shout it

i’ve been writing a lot. about feelings- or a lack there of. it is all dark and disappointing, so i don’t know if i want to share some of the pieces just yet. it’s real, and it’s me. i’m not trying to hide anymore. i’ve been attempting to hide from God the past few months- at […]

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“God wants me to be happy”

i had a wonderful conversation with a treasure of a friend the other day. we discussed what our versions of life looked like, and how, as much as we wanted our lives to play out a specific way, that isn’t always God’s plan for us. i was vulnerable with her in this moment with something […]

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a letter to my illness

(this is messy, this is raw, this is real. it was written in 30 minutes so i apologize for the lack of eloquence and beauty.) “hey t1d, nice to see ya. again. and again. i think i see you almost everyday if we’re being honest. i’ve tried writing about you. angry writing, sad writing, happy […]

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my thoughts on falling in love

i’ve always been a bit petrified of the idea of falling in love. here is what i think about it: “the feeling of love scares me. being in love, falling in love, or having someone else love me. i’m petrified of not knowing where i will be in 10 or 20 years and wondering if […]

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when i was 16

this is a little blurb that i wrote reflecting on who i was when i was 16 years old. here are some unfinished thoughts of how the Lord started working on my heart in miraculous ways. “when i was 16, my voice crawled its way out of my stomach and the sweet taste of bitterness […]

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