Thoughts on relationships & defending yourself

Thoughts on relationships & defending yourself

Today, I'm drinking a chai tea latte, very frothy! My mom would always tell my siblings and me not to date in high school, and she certainly had a point. Dating at such a young age, before you reach adulthood, is honestly dangerous. The whole "high school romance" thing is seriously over-romanticized. Not only are [...]

Wish Wednesday ~ faith is the catalyst

Wish Wednesday ~ faith is the catalyst

All the things you wish for will never be handed to you on a silver plate, begging for you to come out of hiding and feast. If you lock your door, it will remain closed. No one is going to open it for you -- they can't. You are the one with the key. You [...]

Power so magnetic

Recently I have been thinking about "maturity" and how perhaps it means something different than what we have been told. When people say "you are being immature," they are automatically propping themselves on a pedestal. And is that seriously a mature thing to do? In fact it seems like when people call other people immature [...]

Brave

No one should ever try to "downgrade" themselves just because the people around them can't handle it. You should embrace who you are -- that's what they say, "accept your flaws, embrace your flaws." But what about your gifts? You should be allowed to embrace the positive aspects of yourself without feeling guilty about it. [...]