So What’s All the Love Hype About, Anyways?

So here’s a post about love on Valentine’s Day. I’ve only been married six months, so this post isn’t what you think. I got the inspiration to write this from a short excerpt I heard on NPR yesterday. Man, how I wish I remembered her name (and if you happened to have heard it and know what I’m … [Read more...]

Gruesome, Grueling, Painful…Love?

C. S. Lewis once said, “To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything and your heart will be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact you must give it to no one, not even an animal. Wrap it carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all entanglements. … [Read more...]

Three Lessons I Learned at 25

Hello! It’s been a whole almost-two-weeks since I’ve written. I’ll be honest, I’ve been busy. (I know, that’s always my excuse) BUT since I celebrated my 26th birthday last week, that excuse works :) And since I celebrated yet another year of life, I guess I will ramble about what the past 365 days … [Read more...]

The Art of Losing Yourself

Cue Eminem’s catchy beat and lyrics: “Lose yourself in the music, the moment, you own it, you betta neva let it go. You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow. This opportunity comes once in a lifetime, yo…” Ok, we’ll stop there. Eminem had a point (sans all the other outlandish things … [Read more...]

College Is A Good Time To Never Be Alone

I had fun in college. I did. I went to parties, joined an organization, did well in classes, and was never ever alone. I always had friends around. Even when I first enrolled, I had lifelong buddies who were already paving the way for me at school. They introduced me to their friends and their … [Read more...]

“Answering the Hard Questions” with Tow’rs Music

A couple months ago while in Italy, a dear friend of mine introduced me to the band Tow’rs. I’m a big advocate of new music, so I was excited to check them out. A few songs in and I was hooked. I’ll admit, I listened on replay for about a month (and I’m still not sick of them). But who can blame me? … [Read more...]