I am a person who loves to read. But who has the time? Who has the money? And gosh, if you do go to the library/bookstore/whatever, you gotta hope the book you make time for is decent. Still. Reading is important. It's like Nas said: "read more, learn more, change the globe." ("I Can," 2002) … Continue reading 10 Ways to Read More
What I love about the novella this quote is from (The Alchemist, only about 60 pages long, shouldn't take you more than 2 hours) is that it forces you to acknowledge how little you are in the world, and how important you interactions with other people are. We are here to love, laugh, share, and … Continue reading A Parenthesis in Eternity
The only way to get what you want is to go for it.
Today's post is inspired by Ms. Lauryn Hill's song "Doo Wop (That Thing)" If you haven't heard that song, stop what you are doing and give it a listen here. "Don't be a hard rock when you really are a gem" is one of my favorite lines in the song because to me it says … Continue reading Don’t Be a Hard Rock When You Really Are a Gem
Remember when the worst thing in the world was someone using the only other blue crayon? Or when you convinced your mom to buy the jumbo pack by telling her you wanted all the colors, but really you just wanted the crayon sharpener? Now, you have responsibilities. Homework, kids, paperwork (maybe all of the above). … Continue reading Color Your Life
Guys. I graduate SATURDAY. It's completely surreal- I feel nothing. Still, in honor of that fact, I'm writing this post today. It may come of as a little...self-praising, but stick with me here. *earlier this semester* It's Sunday, and for the first time that month I've managed to drag myself to church. I carpooled … Continue reading Who are you inspiring?
People change sometimes.
There is so much BS in the world right now. There are so many reasons to hate and be angry, but we can stop that. I am not suggesting we march, sign a petition, or share something on Facebook.