Monologue · Personal Reflection

Communicating Communication

I never fully realized how awful I was at communication until I left home for college. I met new people, I made friends of my choosing, I lived in the same room with another person, and I realized, I'm really good at not communicating. I'm a people-pleaser. I hate confrontation. You've heard it all before:… Continue reading Communicating Communication

Gratitude · Personal Reflection

The Coolest Grandma in the World

I've been working really hard to remember to call my family more often. It used to be months before I talked with someone, and that's just not great. Especially my grandma. Lately, I've been calling her almost every two weeks, if not two, than three. See, my grandma is amazing and wonderful. Grandma just turned… Continue reading The Coolest Grandma in the World

Faith · Gratitude · Personal Reflection

Humble yourself to accept gifts

I don't know if it's because society wants us to be independent and strong individuals, but I personally am not great at receiving gifts, unless it's at Christmas or on my birthday. This is something I've been forced to work on over the past few years. With my husband in seminary, we have churches, women's… Continue reading Humble yourself to accept gifts

Faith · Personal Reflection · Uncategorized

Faith and Hope During Heartbreak

I want to take the time to write about the hardest thing I've ever experienced. I write on this for several reasons: it's very therapeutic for me because it leads me a bit further on the path of healing and I learn more about what I'm feeling by writing my thoughts and feelings out, I… Continue reading Faith and Hope During Heartbreak