Anxiety is Crippling

The last few days have been rough. So many thoughts have been swirling in my mind that I feel like I can't control them. Sometimes, I feel like I'm on top of the world. Sometimes I'm able to handle everything at one time and feel like a superhero. Other times, I'm crippled in my anxiety… Continue reading Anxiety is Crippling

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Happiness is Bliss

There is nothing like a good hardy laugh to make a day amazing or a sweet exchange of smiles from a good friend to set the mood right. The right people in your life can make life like an adventure filled with silliness, loud laughs, and unforgettable moments. True friends and family are the greatest… Continue reading Happiness is Bliss

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

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