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...]

Why ‘Follow Your Heart’ is the Worst Advice Ever

Today’s culture is obsessed with feelings. “What’s your heart telling you?” “Do what makes you happy…Do what feels right” These are things I constantly hear and see—from blog posts to articles to celebrity advice—everyone is always telling us to follow the internal-emotion-hub that is our hearts. … [Read more...]

Safety, and a Love That’s Quite the Opposite

I sit in my kitchen with the door to my yard cracked open. I watch my cats outside lounging by their favorite spot, waiting for the sun to reach the perfect angle that will have it’s glorious rays soak their fur-covered skin with vitamin D. They peer intently at the stray cat that is taking a … [Read more...]