One of my favorite things to say is that one cannot pour from an empty jar. It is impossible to give what you do not have. In the course of our daily lives, we share, give, and do things constantly. At the end of any given day, it is essential that you recharge and refuel. […]
Dear God, Help me carry my cross today and be grateful for its ability to transform my heart. Remind me that I can cast my burdens on you and that you care for me. Be my everlasting portion and my strong tower. Be my peace. Amen.
The winter semester is going by really quickly! I feel like I have just kept doing things non-stop. Last week was really hard for me and it was really hard to find quiet time. So this week I am trying to remind myself of why I do the things I do and take more naps. Today on […]
“The sweet converse of an innocent mind… is my soul’s pleasure”- John Keats, Sonnet to Solitude I do not know how it happened but somehow, I began to see people rationalizing doing things for others only if they deserved or would appreciate them. Individuals promptly took to keeping their “circle” small and not trusting so […]
The apartment I share is situated by a long road that bends to the left and to the right. At the dawn of summer days, sunlight filters through the window and wakes me. On crisp September mornings, I hear the rustle of leaves carried by the wind. At night, it appears as though the cars […]
“Love itself is what is left over when being in love has burned away, and this is both an art and a fortunate accident”- Louis de Berniéres In recent times, the internet and bookshelves have been bombarded with ideologies on self-positivity and self-love. Many propose that self-love is a crucial factor in propelling individuals into […]
There was a thing about her, an aura if you like. When she smiled her deep, dark eyes twinkled. Her shoulders jerked up and down with every bellow of laughter. She was quick to plant kisses on my forehead and grab me fondly by the cheek. She was soft and her arms jiggled like jelly […]