It was a little after 7 AM, the sun was still climbing over the horizon. Trying to force it’s way through an overcast sky. I stood on the platform of the Metro-North train station waiting to catch a ride to New York to visit a friend, who I have appropriately named the “Queen of … More Catching The Train To Now
Anyone who is on Twitter, or any stream of social media really, is constantly bombarded with the retweets and reposts of opinions about love. Not even just social media, but media in general repeatedly make their views on love known in 140 characters or less. With so many viewpoints and backgrounds, it’s hard not to … More Sucky Selflessness
Have you ever woken up and realized that you’ve walked so far down a path that you forgot why you were on it in the first place? Or, opened your eyes and realized that you had let yourself get to a place you weren’t ready for? I mean, at one point it’s what you wanted, … More Waking Up To Unsure.
We were children clothed in adult feelings. Adolescent minds thinking full-grown thoughts. What we lacked in steadfast maturity, we made up for in unrelenting fervor. We could love for the simple fact the other was alive. The only melody we cared enough to hear, was the cadence of our hearts beating in rhythm. And that … More We Were Children
Being the kind of person I am, last words meant a lot to me. I thought so many times, about what I would want to say on my deathbed. I was preparing this grandiose speech about life, love, and God. I had a script in my mind about what I would say to my son, … More Last Words
I thought that by this point in my life the hardest thing I had ever faced and the worst my heart would ever be broken was going through my break up over a year ago. I was wrong. Last Saturday morning my grandmother passed away. She had been in the hospital since the beginning of … More Good Friday…Terrible Saturday.
There exists a unique character of silence. When the world around begins to drift away and for a moment you feel completely alone. But, this silence is not the dismal, pestering quiet we have come to know. Instead, it is a peaceful haven for the mind to roam free. A place where a heart can … More Safe In Silence ( A Random Post)
A few years ago I was in New Orleans on a missions trip with my internship program during Mardi Gras, and on one day in particular the group I had been assigned to for that week was chosen to go to a local middle school and help organize and rebuild the schools library which had … More A Perspective On Introspection
2013 has brought with it more lessons than I could ever possibly recall to put down in words. Like so many people this year I have experienced ups, down, twists, turns, and loopty loops. In all of our own ways we have experienced to some degree pain and joy. Failure and triumph. Disappointment and hope. … More Life, Love, and the Pursuit of Happiness. Farewell To 2013
A very good friend wrote this about me and the changes I have made. It’s amazing to know that someone can see and appreciate the beauty of a life turned around when you feel like no one cares. Reminded me that when the people you care most about can’t see beyond who you’ve been there … More This Is Winning.