Faith, Family, Love, Relationships, Travel, Writing

Snippet: Summer Blossoms

Here is an excerpt from my latest piece of writing, a short story titled: "Summer Blossoms". One of my best memories from our summer in Lansing was the jar of caterpillars. There were fat caterpillars, fuzzy caterpillars, and some that looked like cross-bred bumblebees. My favorite caterpillar was black on both ends, but burnt orange in… Continue reading Snippet: Summer Blossoms

Faith, Love, Relationships, Spirituality

Make it Last Forever. And Ever.

I'm getting married. In 40 days. It's been an amazing journey, as we prepare for a wedding, a marriage, and a life together. A life that we'll share forever. Yes, I said forever. Weird that I pointed that out? Well, since getting engaged, I've found that the vast majority of people consider me to be… Continue reading Make it Last Forever. And Ever.

Faith, Love, Quotes, Relationships

The Paradox

How many of you are familiar with The Stockdale Paradox? Because that's what we're gonna talk about today. After a particularly difficult (yet productive) conversation with my boyfriend last night*, he sent me a text message this afternoon telling me he loves me (gotta love random afternoon cake!), and also this: "Stockdale's Paradox, I saw… Continue reading The Paradox