this always happens...
on awards day. i feel so lame and average. oh i just feel like i’m doing nothing with my life. i second guess every decision i’m making about my life. i look at my bank account and i frown. i kinda just feel like i’m going nowhere. but, i’m still happy. people still love me. and that is good. that’s all.
it sure is lovely
to have happy days :)
what christians like. so funny. →
I sought the Lord, and He answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to Him are radiant, and their faces shall never be ashamed.
I’m learning that I constantly have to relearn what life has taught me. Did you get that? I constantly have to relearn that everything does not have to fall apart. And in that realization there is peace.
i’m a lot more complicated than i care to admit. dang it.
gives me an energy and a joy like nothing else does. and i have made the right decision to pursue it. :) that’s all!
As unbelief gets the upper hand in our hearts, one of the effects is anxiety....– John Piper
I'd like to say...
I’d like to say that I will miss everything about this school. I’d like to say that I love debating theology. I’d like to say that it thrills me to no end to hear people’s different interpretations of Scripture. I’d like to say I love being in this Christian bubble. I’d like to say I’m sad to leave. But. Nope.
i’m real thankful for a friend that understands me so well.
No, I am not cynical, I merely have experience, which, however, is very much the...– Oscar Wilde, Lord Arthur Savile’s Crime (via danielnelson)
Something I’ve been learning this past year is that, just when I think I’m alone in my struggles, I find out that a dear friend, in fact, struggles with the same exact thing. I’ve learned that women have a lot more in common than I ever thought. We can’t compartmentalize. We make associations. We are often overtaken by emotions. We are indecisive and controlling. We are...
tree by leaf: In Silence →
Be still. Listen to the stones of the wall. Be silent, they try to speak your name. Listen to the living walls. Who are you? Who are you? Whose silence are you? Who (be quiet) are you (as these stones are quiet). Do not think of what you are still less of what you may one day be. Rather be…
Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without...– Henri Nouwen (via pastinpresent)
this growing up thing is a lot trickier than i ever expected.
i like normal.
i like being with a whole family. i like eating around a big table, listening to old people say really funny things. i like watching dad open birthday gifts. i like eating german chocolate cake. i like falling asleep on whatever couch i want. i like being all together. i really really like it. everything doesn’t have to disintegrate. it’s ok to let myself adjust. it’s ok to get...