Be Spiritual, NOT Religious

When I tell people that I'm a Christian, they think I'm religious. I'm so religious that I go to church every Sunday, only listen to cheesy "I love Jesus" songs, and hate those who don't follow what I believe in. I'm a person that is untouchable to the secular world. Someone they can't be themselves… Continue reading Be Spiritual, NOT Religious

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Cherry Blossom (Dedicated to V.)

Fall into pink petals blooming red-ripe cherries bursting scarlet juice from the Japanese Garden. Paper stars line a pathway to cherry blossom trees and a friend with blushed cheeks picking cherries from the branches of dangling hopes tied in a knot of pink petals falling in mid-air and dropping like paper stars shooting across the… Continue reading Cherry Blossom (Dedicated to V.)

The One Teacher Who Can Change a Life

OC Essay Assignment I suppose it can be considered a coincidence or a simple drawing of fate that I wounded up living next to my neighbor, Denia. Even as a child, I remember her peering out from her kitchen window to see what kind of crazy adventure I was up to with my pink bike… Continue reading The One Teacher Who Can Change a Life