What I’ve learned in 21 years.

Today is my 21st birthday. Whoop, whoop! I guess I'm officially an adult now, right?  It's wild, isn't it, this whole getting older thing?  Time moves way to fast, I think .... When I turned 19, I posted a list of the things I had learned in those nineteen years on Facebook.  Looking back at…Read more What I’ve learned in 21 years.

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Religious Identity Reflection

*This a personal reflection paper I wrote for my Religion class.  I think it poses some big ideas and conversations, particular in terms of how Christianity interacts with other religions.* I am Brethren in Christ. I was born and raised in a Christian home, and family. Growing up, being a Christian had no real impact…Read more Religious Identity Reflection

Little Thoughts: Mind Your Words

I am a part of my college marching's band. Today, a situation arose where a student was in my section, (who I am calling M) withdrew from the college yesterday. However, through conversations not revealed to me, M was granted permission to play the final game today. M had told me, prior to her withdrawal, that she was…Read more Little Thoughts: Mind Your Words

Collection of Beautiful Things VIII

I'm currently two and a half weeks away from Thanksgiving break, and from there just two weeks from finals week.  I am so worn out and ready to be done.  I have a lot of exciting things coming up next year, and I'm getting impatient waiting for them.  Plus, today is one of those days…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things VIII

I am pro-life.

The following rant was shared on Facebook by a friend this evening.  It is a nine-part Twitter rant by Patrick S. Tomlinson  (This was copied directly from his Twitter): Whenever abortion comes up, I have a question I've been asking for ten years now of the "Life begins at Conception" crowd. In ten years, no one has EVER…Read more I am pro-life.

Little Thoughts: Good and evil

On my college campus right now, there are little phrases written everywhere such as "love conquers all" and "keep the peace", and other similar things.  (The first of these I'm aiming to write a post on in the near future.) I believe these were written as a response to Sunday night's horrific events in Las…Read more Little Thoughts: Good and evil

Collection of Beautiful Things VI

I'm beginning to get the hang of this whole "living on campus" thing.  It was a doozy there for a bit; but I've settled into this new time in my life.  And if I'm being really honest, I like this new sense of determination I have, and this new drive to become a true functioning…Read more Collection of Beautiful Things VI