Becoming Too Comfortable

Life is difficult. Not can be, might be, or most likely will be, but is. It’s a world-renowned fact known by everyone. Sure, there are moments of reprieve and times when we can go through life by doing the bare minimum, but it doesn’t take away from its harshness and difficulty. And with this realityContinue reading “Becoming Too Comfortable”

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On Love

Love often makes us brittle. We become paper thin, a piece of parchment, folded and creased several times over. Love makes us do crazy things. It makes us skydive out of a moving plane, a million miles out of the air, just to prove our feelings for another person are real. Love is… strange. ItContinue reading “On Love”

Reset.

2020. A year of short-lived lives, a year of unexpected goodbyes, a year of grieving and mourning, a year of wondering whether this cough will let us see the sun tomorrow morning. Perhaps this was the year we all needed, to show us how precious and unbelievably short our lives really are. It has beenContinue reading “Reset.”

The Year That Could Have Been

It is New Year’s Eve 2019. You are waiting outside, ready to light the fuse on a line of fireworks with your family. You are ready to welcome 2020, a list of to-do’s already written out in pen and on your phone. You’ve already set an alarm to sound off at 6 am for yourContinue reading “The Year That Could Have Been”

Transition

For the entirety of December and the first week of January, I was kept busy helping to put together my parish’s annual Christmas Musical that happened on January 5th. Here’s a small tidbit for many of you that may be wondering ‘Christmas Musical? In January? Why so late?’ According to the liturgical calendar of theContinue reading “Transition”

‘If Not You, Then Who?’

A couple years ago, when I started this blog, I was so full of ideas and passion that it didn’t seem like I would ever stop—but I did. Eventually, my love for writing and reading came to a halt and fell into the biggest rut I’ve ever experienced. I was depressed, I felt like givingContinue reading “‘If Not You, Then Who?’”

What Twenty-Six Taught Me

This past year has been a myriad of things; good, bad, and everything in between. It has, without a doubt, been my most turbulent year to date, but thinking back on it now, it wasn’t so bad as everything seemed to balance out quite nicely in the end. The first half of my twenty-sixth yearContinue reading “What Twenty-Six Taught Me”

Musings of the Heart Pt. 22: Lavender Beginnings

And he stood right in front of a crossroads. He needed to choose from two decisions that would ultimately lead him onto two totally different paths. On one side, he found every reason to stay. If he stayed, he was guaranteed a daily morning wake up call with kisses on his cheek. He would beContinue reading “Musings of the Heart Pt. 22: Lavender Beginnings”

Musings of the Heart Pt. 21: Findings

I tend to forget things easily, whether it be memories or personally owned items. I would misplace my belongings constantly, causing me to go on a rampant fifteen to thirty minute search. The bigger the item, the longer it would remain lost. But by some twist of fate, it would show up in the mostContinue reading “Musings of the Heart Pt. 21: Findings”

Musings of the Heart Pt. 20: Transparency

For him, he had high highs and low lows. There was no such thing as an in between. He would have streaks of being over the moon happy, filled with so much excitement and life that he had the confidence to jump over mountains and lakes. Then during other weeks he had a crippling sadnessContinue reading “Musings of the Heart Pt. 20: Transparency”