hidden jewels

Today, I want to write about a quote that I try and live by. There’s a lot. However, I’m going to try and pick one. When I look up at my wall directly in front of me, one quote hanging up really grabs my attention. “One of the oldest and most generous tricks that theContinue reading “hidden jewels”

someone’s favorite author remake

This is a remake—an updated version. A better version 🙂 The original post: someone’s favorite author Something I used to talk about in a lot of my old blogs was the true power of words. Which is why I love short quotes and poems of all sorts. It’s all the really juicy stuff summed upContinue reading “someone’s favorite author remake”

word to the wise

Here is my letter to you:   You have been through a lot this last year. Lost a lot.  What if you chose to see it in a different way, though? As each thing left, you gained two more in its place.    When Lilly left  Your strength was tested And you learned that movingContinue reading “word to the wise”

making beautiful things

I want to spend my life making beautiful things even if nobody cares.  That’s how I feel. Which is why I haven’t taken sharing my words as seriously this year. Something inside me flipped and said, “Be selfish. Keep everything to yourself.” I think I came to a point where I was so sick ofContinue reading “making beautiful things”

stop comparing problems

I’ve been thinking a lot about the stars lately. There’s a quote that goes something like this: I believe if more people looked toward the stars each night, they’d live a lot differently. When you look into infinity, you realize there are more important things than what people do all day… This can be takenContinue reading “stop comparing problems”

Be awake for Life

I miss wanting to be awake. I came across this Tumblr post earlier today. This is how it goes: “I miss when I was like 12 and it would be the night before a big field trip or something and I couldn’t go to sleep because I was so excited. I miss being so intoContinue reading “Be awake for Life”

To Lilly

Are you okay? How are you feeling? Did you sleep? Did you eat? She’s in a better place. Her time was up. She loved you more than anything.  You were her person. She needed to see you one more time. Are you okay? Seriously, are you okay? No. I’m not okay. I’ll never be theContinue reading “To Lilly”

To my brother…

To my brother, I know this may seem like a random thing. You definitely weren’t expecting this to come from me, especially right now. But, I’m afraid, I can no longer keep this from the world. What I mean by that is, I planned on telling you this in private. However, everyone needs to knowContinue reading “To my brother…”