Dear You, A heart once revealed cannot be ungifted, so let us all cherish the hearts that are tenderly unveiled within our presence. This vulnerability is a beautiful behavior. Yet, I find that it can also be quite dangerous for the one whose heart is open if it is not placed into caring hands. One can… Continue reading The Revealed
Dear You, Growing up, I always held a special love of secret places safely within my heart. In each of the houses my family moved to, I would make it a top priority to find the rooms with the perfect little nooks where I could keep my most prized treasures safely hidden. And sometimes, I… Continue reading Hidden
Dear You, I will not fall in the end. His attempts at destruction are crafty but I will not give in to the seductive downfall. He will try but I will prevail because I know just one thing to be true. My God is good. I felt myself slipping this past month, almost allowing it… Continue reading Good & True
Dear You, Friendship, and the acceptance that comes with it, washes away the sting of many sorrows and disappointments. This was the case for Vincent Ravalin and Maegan King, two young high schoolers whose beautiful story began many years ago. Having met in kindergarten, their teacher, Nancy Gist, described that the two instantly formed an… Continue reading Truest Dreams
Dear You, Let me look back on the things that I once experienced and view them in awe. Hold me and stop me from breaking back into my fiendish flaws. The person I once was and am now not to be. When I flip back through memories of this year, I see growth, hope, and… Continue reading Let’s Go!
Dear You, If there’s anything I’ve learned in my recent journey, it is that no matter the circumstances of my life, I am called to be my best self. When I am sad, this means that I am to hold onto hope and show kindness to others. When I am happy, I must encourage those… Continue reading All in All
Dear You, I miss my grandma M. Some of my fondest childhood memories revolve around the times spent in my grandma's cozy apartment. Her tidy and inviting home always smelled of comfort and a hint of bacon. Just soaking in the moments of those precious days spent with her brings a flood of warmth rushing… Continue reading Smiles All Around