Well, it’s mid-May, Colorado just hosted another snowstorm, and I find myself snuggling the pups on the couch. Sunday was Mother’s Day. We spent time with my mother-in-law, and as I live 1,000 miles away, I sent my mom a gift and talked to her on the phone. I found myself thinking a lot about my … More My Mother, the (not) Feminist
Loving someone is difficult. It is heart wrenching, soul crushing, and the most addictive habit one can form. The highs sky rocket and the lows bring you to your knees. So I write. Loving someone is difficult, no matter which way it goes. You try your best to be civil, but find yourself gripping … More Loving someone is difficult.
Love all. Seek peace. Take no shit.
“I’m in love with you.” It was the first time these words crossed my mind and left my lips with not one ounce of doubt or hesitation. “I’m in love with you.” I told you as we lay on the mattress on the floor of my tiny bedroom. I traced your face with my fingertips and … More I’m in love with you.
I recently turned 24 and was once again reminded of all the beautiful people and blessings I have in my life. In this season, I clearly see the progress I am making in academics, I am aware of the continual strengthening of my family, I am reminded that I am loved and cherished, I wake … More 24.
For years, I remember asking my mother, friends, and role models the one question that plagues many of us since middle school. “How do you know?” Of course I was talking about boys, men, the one. How do you know? As a girl I watched many of my friends fall easily into one relationship and … More How do you know?
Boys, do not date until your are ready to have every action made and every word spoken be out of love, trust, respect, encouragement, and protection. Do not act out of selfish gain, or lash out spitefully when hurt. But instead love, not naively, but openly, knowing that she could say goodbye, and you must … More Dear Child,