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5 Overlooked Benefits of Long Distance Relationships

I have plans with my boyfriend this weekend. It’s not often I get to say that, and the words feel so good rolling off my Read More

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Define “Success”

My perception of the speed of time is directly linked to my physical age. Read that again if you have to. My perception of the Read More

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Emotional Clutter

This morning I packed up my 2006 Sonata, preparing to hit the road back to San Antonio after a long (and needed) Florida vacation. While, Read More

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Called to Glory

I had just arrived home from school, books in hand, when I noticed a strange man sitting outside my bedroom window. I understood at once Read More

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What’s the Opposite of Fear?

“… Most of all, Abigail, don’t be afraid. You’ve been walking in fear of what people think and how you might screw up… Realize you’re Read More

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The 50 Yard Line

“Get up,” Coach called to Brock, the quarterback moping dejected on the sidelines of practice. “I want to see you do the Death Crawl again, Read More

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Thank God for the Fleas

In 1944 Germany, Corrie ten Boom and her sister, Betsie, were transferred into the Ravensbrück concentration camp, Barracks 28, which would sadly become the last Read More

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“Why” Doesn’t Matter

When I was little, all I wanted to do was grow up. As my older siblings were off ‘being cool,’ it was my Barbies and Read More

Challenge Accepted

If you have 30 minutes, I challenge you to watch this film. If you don’t have 30 minutes, I challenge you to take a good Read More

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It All Comes Back to Balance

I want to be a professional writer, a teacher, a traveler, an interpreter, a reader, a worker, a… studier? I want to say “student,” but Read More