When I was a kid, I was obsessed with magnets. I would play with them for hours. Their peculiar ability to attract and repel one another and the power they have over other objects, among other things, was so interesting to me. At some point around the age of nine, after being in a minor … Continue reading The Laws of Attraction
"Well, it could be bullets tearing through my flesh instead, so I'll just keep stabbing." Yes, it could be bullets tearing through your flesh, OR you could put the knife down and go see a fucking doctor!
Certain people who know me well enough, know I struggle with consumerism. I don’t own a lot of stuff. In fact, I just moved from Washington to Texas only with what would fit in and on my small SUV. I'd rather have a backpack and a plane ticket than the newest cell phone. And I … Continue reading Too Wrapped Up in Giving
Last night I had to block a user on Instagram for the first time. It was a complete stranger who commented to inform me I’m going to Hell after posting this photo of one of my best friends and myself at the Seattle Pride festival. I began to rebuttal. Responses like, “There is no Hell”, … Continue reading Apparently, I’m going to Hell: Being hetero in a homo world
Since I have lived in the Pacific Northwest of the United States I have come to understand it is literally impossible to see every thing of beauty in a lifetime. You could hike a different trail every day in Washington, each with its own waterfalls and awe inspiring views, and STILL have not completed all … Continue reading The Importance of Thankfulness
I have a confession. This may be disappointing to read, but the fact is… I’m unilingual. I didn’t realize it until I was sitting in a pub in Wurzburg, Germany, listening to a conversation I understood almost literally none of. After fourteen hours of traveling I found myself in complete disarray. After landing in Germany … Continue reading Go. Learn. Love.
Sitting in a quiet cafe corner, I remember why mornings are my most difficult time. The sanctity of a sunrise breeding electric excitment for what's to come does not bubble up in me as it does for most. The espresso scented sidewalks echoing with high heeled footsteps and car horn chaos do not resonate in … Continue reading Show the World the God in You!