• Each Day A New

    If you’re like me, you often get wound up in mistakes, worries, struggles, etc. — past, present, and even future. This often weighs me down and stresses me out more than I should. Everyday has its own struggles and things to worry about. It’s often hard not to get caught up in past mistakes and worry about being “good enough” or even being overbearing to people. However, with all of the struggle and worry and problems the world offers, we have hope and faith in Jesus Christ that he will guide us through. God has granted us with the gift of beginning each day as a new day. We lay our…

  • A Life to Live

    Do you ever just get tired of doing stuff all the time? Well, lately I’ve been feeling this a ton. I feel like I don’t have anytime to actually sit, relax, spend good time with people I love, enjoy myself, etc. without worrying about an upcoming homework assignment or quiz, the ACT, or other things weighing heavily on my mind. I just want to get away. Don’t get me wrong… There are so many exciting events happening in my life right now–Jr/Sr Banquet, school ending (hallelujah!!), the school play of Cinderella, college visits, summer adventures, etc. But with all of this “stuff” in my life, I feel like I miss…

  • A Letter to Future Me

    “Stop waiting for Friday, for summer, for someone to fall in love with you, for life. Happiness is achieved when you stop waiting for it and make the most of the moment you are in now.” -Unknown   “All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” -Walt Disney   “Be Kind. Work Hard. Stay Humble. Smile Often. Stay Loyal. Keep Honest. Travel when Possible. Never Stop Learning. Be Thankful Always and Love.” -Unknown     Dear Future Self, I am writing this to you as a personal mission statement of the things I want to accomplish in our life, which I hope we have…