I am an Earth Worshiper

Is it the way her fresh oxygen expands my lungs? Or perhaps the deep cell-to-cell nourishment of clean water? Maybe it’s the way my zucchini grow from seeds in the backyard, or the transformation of caterpillars into butterflies. It’s the mystery of what truly happens within the cocoon. The awe-inspiring truth that the smallest seedContinue reading “I am an Earth Worshiper”

Reflections on Death & “Evil”

Here we are, on the inevitable topic of death. Anyone who knows me understands that despite being an incredibly optimistic and idealistic person, I am also never afraid to speak about what is real. In all honesty, due to recent tragedies close to me, this topic has felt too close to home. To be transparentlyContinue reading “Reflections on Death & “Evil””

Book Review: Defining Decade

The Defining Decade is the book every twenty-something needs to read. Not only will it light a fire under your rear to set your adulthood up for success, but it will teach you how to do it. Based on decades of research as a psychologist specializing in young adult development, Meg Jay confronts the modernContinue reading “Book Review: Defining Decade”

Dear Fellow White Folks

Regardless of your stance on the national election, our world is rapidly transitioning into more a difficult, yet uncertain future. The ongoing unrest, violence, and hate are not just “going to get better with time.” We can’t erase the damage that is dangerously gaining momentum, or forget about previous decades of civil rights activism thatContinue reading “Dear Fellow White Folks”

Three Words, Eight Letters

Love is a concept that people of all ages struggle to define. Many will marry without being certain of what it is, others may pass on never knowing it, while some rest their hearts certain that their lives were graced with love. In an attempt to deter young couples from becoming just another Taylor Swift ballad,Continue reading “Three Words, Eight Letters”

Reflecting and Looking Forward

Two days ago, the United States of America’s election shocked the world. The ripple effects since have echoed across every corner, leaving millions feeling confused in the disarray. In wake of recent events, it has not been any surprise to me to see people hugging and crying on the streets, at bars, or even atContinue reading “Reflecting and Looking Forward”