pride

Humans.  We are prideful beings aren’t we?  My pastor once said that a truly humble person would be nearly impossible to argue with.  I don’t know about you, but I’ve never met someone like that. Pride.  This is the epitome of human nature.  And I feel like Americans are viewed as the epitome of this […]

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insecurity

Hey!  It’s been far too long.  Life just keeps getting in the way! I cannot believe I’m writing chapter six!  This has been so fun so far, and I hope you are enjoying it as much as I am. 🙂 Okay, so what do you think of when I say this word?: i n s […]

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blessed

I don’t really have the words for how I am feeling right now. All I know is that I am so incredibly blessed. I just watched an episode of American Idol on which Kelly Clarkson performed her song “Piece by Piece”. The song is written to her father, who abandoned her and her family and refused to […]

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music, bravery, and perfection

“…only your love can fill up my cup, cause I’m hollow…” So I am obsessed with music. One of my New Year’s resolutions was to branch and out and explore music more, because I had found myself listening to the same three artists over and over again.  I think I’ve successfully done that, for my once […]

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shalom

shalom interjection sha·lom \shä-ˈlōm, shə-\ —used as a Jewish greeting and farewell 0rigin of shalom: Hebrew shālōm peace (According to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary) Shalom.  Something about that word is so comforting.  So peaceful.  So warm.  Who knew a simple word could make you feel so much.  I didn’t know much about this word until a […]

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