This semester I am taking a class called Serious Comedy and Social Justice. The class is based off of a textbook and Netflix; essentially talking about economic justice, racial justice, and issues related to gender and sexuality. For each class, which meets twice a week, we watch a two-hour movie, read articles, and sometimes watch […]Read more "Ode To The Voiceless"
Oscar Sunday is my favorite day of the year. Seriously, when someone asks me what my favorite holiday is that is the answer. To be honest, I am not really sure how this whole obsession came to be. For as long as I can remember I’ve always loved seeing the people I was so infatuated with […]Read more "Hello, Mr. Oscar"
A couple of years ago I read a quote that said: Never give up on something you can’t go a day without thinking about. Since then this quote has been plastered everywhere: on my closet door at home, on my wall in my dorm, on my high school year book page, on this blog, and […]Read more "Understanding"
There are some things you know, but are never spoken of. You know the emotion, the feeling, and the love but when it’s all put into words it’s strong enough to knock you off your feet. I’ve concluded that you don’t need to be surrounded by a group of people in order to be happy, you […]Read more "Things People Never Tell You"
A lot can change in a week: a perspective, a relationship, an experience, a person. Its funny, looking back because you don’t realize how much you need to change until you finally let go and allow yourself to feel. I saw a quote yesterday that said “if you holding back your feelings you’re also holding […]Read more "Perspective"
Sometimes I have to remind myself why I chose the mantra: Just Be Grace to live my life. This week I learned how to meditate. It was something I’ve always wanted to do but never had the time for. It started off with an introductory lecture, then next day I learned the technique, for the […]Read more "Milestones"
These past few days I have been pondering a theory I discovered on a hike. My family and I are so blessed to be vacationing in the British Virgin Islands. Yesterday I went on a hike on Norman Island and walked the whole left side down to the water and back up. Today, with a […]Read more "One Big Metaphor"