bold as lions

lions to fight and mountains to climb

I’ve stood on a battlefield, staring down a roaring lion, glimpsing the mountains in the background. I’ve stood in that moment and realized that there’s a fight to be had and a long trek ahead.

And that’s before I even opened my eyes to turn off the agitating alarm telling me to begin the day. Continue reading “lions to fight and mountains to climb”

“Remember when…?”

Life spins fast. In a few decades, this moment of time could be frozen, the motivation for you to turn to a person you love and ask them, “Do you remember when…?” Continue reading ““Remember when…?””

Spring is a Spiritual Thing

Stepping out of the door to my dorm this morning, I couldn’t help but smile. It was the calm after a raging thunderstorm last night, and the earth was just HAPPY. The air smelled fresh, the grass hadn’t looked this green in forever, and the breeze didn’t make me running back inside for a sweater. Continue reading “Spring is a Spiritual Thing”

Off the Edge of Life

Yesterday, October 25th, marked two months since I moved away from my home, my family and friends, and everything that was familiar in order to finish my education. Although this is a common and usual thing as you transition into adulthood, change is a significantly difficult thing for me to handle; I have always taken a little bit longer than others to adapt to things, and I love dwelling in my comfort zone. Continue reading “Off the Edge of Life”