September 2017 has come and gone. Fall is officially here. Halloween is just a few weeks away. As is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation. September taught me a lot of things that I didn’t know about myself. I learned that my siblings and I don’t need our parents around to run the house. … More What Happened In September 2017?
The Sound of Silence This song is such a classic. It deals with the reality that when everyone leaves, all you have left is silence to talk to. The most likable and recognizable part of this song is the simple melody that Paul Simon put with the lyrics. It’s simple, yet singable. According to Paul … More Your Soundtrack for October 2017
Hurricane Irma might have devastated Florida and surrounding islands. But, I couldn’t help but find beauty in the midst of the tempest. On Sunday, September 10th, I sat on our front porch and wrote ferociously, this blog post is the result of that writing fury. I was inspired by a blog post that Nicholas Michael … More Thoughts from Irma
“The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.” -William Shakespeare- This is one of my favorite Shakespeare quotes. God has given everyone a gift. I’m still learning what my gift is. God has blessed me with many gifts. I might not have the prettiest hands, … More Quotes to Think About for September 2017
Happy Friday! Today, I’m sharing 5 more things that I have been loving this week! Food I love: Chia Seeds These, are becoming my new obsession. I’m weird and I like the chewiness of these in my protein shakes. Chia seeds have tons of Health Benefits including, antioxidants, minerals, fiber, and they help to keep … More 5 on Friday 3
And just like that, another month is gone. It’s hard to believe 2017 will be over in just 4 short months. August just seemed to fly by. I can’t believe it’s over already. Also, how in the world have I been running this blog for 3 and a half months already? It seems like yesterday … More What Happened in August 2017?
Fulfilled Longings By: Bella D. Across the room, I see a group of handsome guys hanging out. In their midst is a brilliantly beautiful girl about my age, laughing and chatting away about how her awesome her summer was. Even though I’m standing with a group of my own friends and having a good … More Fulfilled Longings – Bella D
Iridescent- Linkin Park Iridescent, this is a song that really resonates with me. ‘Do you feel cold and lost in desperation/You build up hope but failures all you’ve known/Remember all the sadness and frustration/And let it go, let it go.’ This chorus has been me this year. There is nothing like the feeling that you … More Your Soundtrack For September 2017
“Let your past make you better, not bitter.” -Anonymous- This is a quote that I’ve really had to accept this year and work on. My past might not be long, (I’m only 18) but, it’s had its share of ups and downs. I’ve cried. I’ve been depressed. I’ve been hurt. I’ve hurt others. I’ve … More Quotes to Think About For August 2017
Life has this annoying little habit of throwing circumstances directly in your path that you were 100% not prepared for. So, go figure, it generally gets bungled and the rest of the day is spent with a pessimistic monologue going through your head about how ridiculously it was handled. The past scenario is replayed a … More Overcoming Mistakes – E. J. W.