While I don’t have too much to say here that will be profound, I have been reflecting on life lately by looking back. When I look back, I see a series of ups and downs and it got me thinking: has life always been like this? When I look back at pictures, events, journal posts, … Continue reading Life’s Peaks and Troughs
If 2022 required a title, it would be called The Year of Transition. The world saw a number of fundamental shifts this year that will set the pace for the years to come. We saw an unprovoked war in Europe by Russia. A war which stood to jeopardize gas and oil supplies in ways that … Continue reading 2022: The Year of Transition
People often remark about how they don’t like to grow older and, I will admit, it is a little scary. For me, growing older means more to look forward to. More milestones, more memories, more connections.
Kindness has been on my mind a lot lately. Everywhere I look, there’s finger-pointing, arguing, and incompatibility as if something found its way into the drinking water and tainted the mind of quite literally everyone. I’m guilty of this myself as I find myself at wit’s end with people on several issues. Even so, the world around me is not one I recognize or embrace – and it hurts. It hurts to watch people hurt people because they are hurting themselves. A common bond of a society so deeply entrenched in its hostility.
Like most people, I often enjoy looking back on the year by seeing where it started and where it ended. I also like to share (and consumer) lists of favorites for the year because I think it brings us together by uncovering commonalities, discovering something new from someone else, but also fostering a sense of … Continue reading 2021: 12 Months in 12+ Photos
I am about two days past due for this birthday post, I know. I wanted to take a moment and think about what I was going to say in this post. For starters, this post is a first of its kind. For birthdays past, I have documented my feelings in my journal where I could … Continue reading Twenty-nine
Everyday I wake up and thank God that I am alive because only He knows there were times when I didn’t think living was the best option anymore.