My Own Battle

My Own Battle

A few weeks ago, in the midst of a very emotional conversation, I opened up to someone about something I had been holding back for what feels like my entire life. Overcome with tears, I told them about my own personal mental health struggles and how, for a long time, I haven't felt okay. I've [...]

On to the Next

On to the Next

2018 has taught me a lot and while I've been writing about the lessons I have learned all year, I wanted to summarize the ones that have stood out to me the most over these past twelve months. Some of these I plan on expanding on in the future, but here's a brief re-cap/preview for [...]

Jump.

Jump.

A few years ago, when I was a senior in high school, some friends and I were sitting around the living room of my friend's house on a hot July day trying to figure out what to do. We bounced ideas off each other, but everything was either too far, too expensive, or not exciting [...]

Maybe, IDK

Maybe, IDK

I've been told that I ask a lot of questions. Whenever I meet someone, I'll ask them about their life and their passions; small talk is boring and I like to get to know people. When friends are telling me stories or talking about their problems I'll ask about how they felt, what they experienced, [...]

Forsaken

Forsaken

There are two interpretations of what Jesus said while he was on the cross that I often hear. One is "Lord, forgive them for they know not what they've done." The other is "Lord, why oh why have you forsaken me?" Now, I think we can all agree that those are two very different reactions [...]