What to do with privilege

I’ve been thinking a lot about privilege lately. It’s something that’s been on my mind as I navigate through life endeavoring to be a better person, endeavoring to be more intentional. I’m white, middle class, have food to eat and a roof over my head. We don’t fear for our safety or suffer injustices of … Read more

Give yourself permission

Last week I wrote about my latest epiphany and how I believe the thing we most want out of life are options. As I was replying to one of the comments on that blog post, I began writing that I am proud of myself for working through to where I am now. However, as I typed those words, I felt uncomfortable. Why? Because we just aren’t good at patting ourselves on the back.

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Random Nothingness

There are times when I just want to write and today is one of them. I want to blog but there is a car wreck of thoughts and words in my head that no matter hard I try I just can’t seem to make sense of. So instead of trying to spill a well thought out, articulate blog post I thought I would just exhale the entire contents of my brain in all it’s randomness. Hence the title of this post.

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Here I am

It’s raining here. The sky is full and heavy, the darkness hanging overhead as the rain falls steadily down. I can hear it trickle down the spouting outside my window and hear it splash against the gutter as a lonely car drives by. And here I am. Sitting. Staring at the screen, trying to articulate my thoughts into words that are comprehensible and not just noise. 

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