Jellyfish in My Bible

Today I went to the aquarium. When I step into those front doors I am more excited than the hundreds of elementary schoolers that make up most of the crowd. The ocean and anything related to it always brings me a sense of peace. Maybe it is the calming effects of the water. Maybe it…

They Are Battling

Someone you know is battling mental illness. Yes, even if they have not told you. And when I say battling…I truly mean it.   They are battling because they feel alone. They are battling because they are afraid to open up. They are battling because no one seems to understand.   Over the years, I…

Where is the Key?

I have a problem.  A problem that most people seem to struggle with.  I know what I need to do. I know who I need to be. I know what I need to accomplish. Yet, most days, I just don’t act. Nike, says it plain and simple…JUST DO IT. We all have our gifts given…

I Left Her 

I’m currently laying down on my mattress pad…on my bedroom floor. My bed is sold. My walls are cleared of all decorations. My room is empty. I’m typing this on my phone because I have no internet.  I graduated today.  I turn 22 years old in 55 minutes.  I’m leaving her in about 12 hours. …

Narwhals and Unicorns

I have been really lucky. College has blessed me with great friends that I will have until they put me in the coffin. Friends that have my back through terrible times. Friends to laugh with me and at me. Friends that understand me. Friends that push me to be courageous. And most of all….. Friends…

Nothing Matters

On my Instagram, my first photo from 4 years ago, is of me on campus with a nice soft smile. The caption reads, “Ready to start the journey.” College was more than a journey. College was more than just a rollercoaster. At times it felt like I was getting run over by a semi. At…