I love to bake. Most specifically, I love to bake chocolate chip cookies. Chocolate chip cookies are, hands down, my favorite dessert. I get really excited over a good chocolate chip cookie. I love to turn on some music, tie an apron around myself, and get to work in the kitchen. In these times, I [...]
You know that feeling you get when you scroll through an old high school friend's Instagram? Maybe you had randomly found them, or maybe you still follow them. You click on their name, curious at how their life looks since the time when you knew each other. You see their friends, their relationship, their life, [...]
We have all, at some point or other, lived and walked out lies that the enemy has thrown at us to hold us down. Some of us only listen to it for a short while before we cast them aside, but some of us take years to fully realize what we've been believing is false. [...]
I could tell you all the things that I had to go through to really get to the place I am now. It's the same plot line the enemy uses with so many, just different places and different faces. A tale of insecurity, lost identity, and the empty numbness where the love of God is so desperately needed. My testimony is my story, and it's still being written.
Even without all of the distractions, for the longest time there has been a small part of me that didn't want to let go. Because sometimes in order to truly listen and hear, you have to relinquish control to your busy street of a mind. You have to silence yourself, and be still.
Do you remember when you were small, and you had only seen what your parents had shown you? You barely could remember yesterday, but you had an imagination that stretched past the sky into the heavens. The world was good and there was no wrong. It was just you, your family, and a limitless adventure ahead.
...most of the time, I feel like I live such an arbitrary existence that cannot possibly persuade any interest. But in these little eyes... I have influence. And with this influence, I can invest.