For much of my life I’ve been in a box. When I was younger, the box was pretty entertaining. I could pretend the box was really a playhouse or a plane or even a rocketship; I was able to imagine outside of the box while staying very much inside of it. As time passed, the… Continue reading Outside the Holey Box
On my own, I am weak. When the darkness clouds over the light, I succumb to my biggest fears. I am lost without Him. With Him, I am made strong. I ascend to new heights when He is with me. Cloaked in His love and grace, I feel peace. Infinite peace. With Him, I can… Continue reading He is Loyal
In some ways, Cara was a fraud. Or at least she felt like one. There was still this huge gap between who she was and who she wanted to be. So when she went out into the world, she put on several different masks and pretended to be who she thought she wanted to be… Continue reading No Frauds Allowed
When I was in university, I came across this dinky little, hippy-dippy sign that said “Have an Exceptional Day.” The sign was so ridiculously small, especially in comparison to the loud words on it. Like seriously, I would’ve missed it if I didn’t have 20-20 vision. But I didn't miss it. And it stuck with… Continue reading Have an Exceptional Day!
What does it mean to be tame? Or better yet, to be tamed? According to dictionary.com, if I tame a lion the lion now becomes domesticated or devoid of its wildness. If an event is tame, it is thought to be boring and lifeless. If a woman tames her husband’s wild ways, he is now… Continue reading If Tame’s the Game, Are You Now Lame?
Every year for thanksgiving, my family gathers for a big feast - there’s turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, ham, and pie all made by my lovely mother. The condition? You have to say one thing that you are thankful for. The catch? It cannot be something that you’ve said in previous years or something that… Continue reading What is There to be Thankful For?