Today, I'm 20 years old. It's so strange -- this moment in this world in this era. I was born in 2003, so 2023 means I'm 20. If I was born a year earlier or later, it wouldn't be so. When I was young, I often said, "I've waited my whole life to be ten,… Continue reading 20
At this time of my life, gazing on the red-dirt speckled fields and forests of my city, I find myself longing for gardens. I want to see the loveliest flowers and plants of our area, cultivated in a pleasing way. I want the house my family moves to be free from corrosion, bugs, and ugliness;… Continue reading Gardens
does anyone else have this problem?
I sat down at my desk planning to write and schedule three blog articles! Yay! I also wanted to do a lesson of math today (wow, ambitious) and write for thirty minutes, and--! Maybe it's because I'm sick, but I'm having this issue. As soon as I sit down on, my attention is fractured into… Continue reading does anyone else have this problem?
the happiness dare
A week ago, I felt discouraged. The beginning of my day started great, but everything from there spiraled downward. The social event didn't work out, I'm discouraged about a tea party, I'm sad about Christmas (!) and the room smells like barf. So how do you free yourself from discouragement when plans fail?
God’s Plan (for real, though)
A few days ago, I came home from a trip. My dad told me, “Charles Krauthammer died today. Maybe you’ve heard of this too. Now, do I know him personally? No. Do I agree with all his politics? Do you? Perhaps not. But that’s not what I’m talking about here. To me, having heard his… Continue reading God’s Plan (for real, though)