Another year has flown by, and life has changed all over again. Continue reading “18 things i learned being 18”
you are peace
in one jarring second
your hands hold a relief
i’ve never known
you are burned into my fingertips
& along my spine
all at once
i am home
you struck me
and i’ve loved you ever since
I’m not your jaded ex, but these days I am mourning. Not for you, but for the girl who you’ve claimed as your own, after me. Continue reading “praying for the next girl”
Well, I actually did it, I got on a plane and flew off to Sweden to attend a summer bible school in Holsbybrunn. Travelling alone like this has been very out of character and a little crazy for me. Continue reading “adventures in sweden”
i am too reckless for the world
i fall hard
i love harder
i trust in fate.
they say love is blind
& that’s why hearts get broken.
but i sought protection
in a boy with sandy blond hair,
deep blue eyes.
i thought he put the stars in the sky
but oh, i was wrong
i guess love really is blind
And so was i
There are days when nothing on me looks right. My hair, my smile, my clothes. All of it seems fake, unnatural. Sometimes I just don’t feel right in my own skin. I know everybody experiences days like this, but it is so incredibly important to accept ourselves as we are. Continue reading “self love”
For a long time, I watched my life fall apart. Now I stand watching the pieces fall into place. It is beautiful, but it wasn’t easy. I had to make the decision to move on. Continue reading “loss of your life”
In a world full of horror and lacking love, sometimes the only thing we can do is be kind. You can never be too important to be nice to somebody. Love is selfless- It’s not about you.
To me, loving somebody means accepting them as they are, all flaws included. It means choosing to help them even when they’re irritating, even when they’re a hysterical mess and all you want to do is turn the other way. Sometimes it’s a choice- to admit you’re wrong, put your pride aside, and pick them back up. We all deserve real love. It all seems so simple- and yet it is not. Continue reading “half love”
I think it’s safe to say that everybody worries sometimes. It’s only human, but for some of us worry becomes a force that controls our lives. I know this first hand- I’m not ashamed to admit that I’ve struggled with fear and anxiety. For a while I even allowed it to change who I was. Continue reading “anxiety”