My least favorite state is Rejection. (Or Arkansas. That’s a pretty boring state to drive though.) For the majority of my life, this hypersensitivity to rejection has practically crippled me–keeping me from fully participating in life, to say the least. I was so afraid of not being good enough or being someone’s last pick, that […]Read More Rejection Theory (or how to make job hunting less horrible)
Well, hey y’all! I just got back from a “Sabbatical” in Dallas and it sure was wonderful! I stayed away from my phone and social media to just really be present and soak up whatever I felt like God wanted me to hear! And it rocked. Naturally. I mean, you might argue that sabbaticals belong […]Read More “I choose to risk my significance”
“Many people die at twenty-five and aren’t buried they are until seventy-five.” -attributed to benjamin franklinRead More (No thanks.)
What in the world am I doing with my life? …Yes, working at ad agency, thanks Captain Obvious. But what about the big picture? I’ve been reading SO many great essayists lately like Malcolm Gladwell, Nora Ephron, David Sedaris, etc and honestly, I would love to write like that someday. Having a book/memoir/collection of essays […]Read More Here we are now, entertain us.
“But I like the inconveniences.” “We don’t,” said the Controller. “We prefer to do things comfortably.” “But I don’t want comfort. I want God, I want poetry, I want real danger, I want freedom, I want goodness. I want sin.” “In fact,” said Mustapha Mond, “you’re claiming the right to be unhappy.” “All right then,” […]Read More I want sin.
A little over a thousand days ago, I was a freshman. Now, I am not, but as a former peer leader, the great responsibility of sharing my vast and extensive research on Lee deal breakers is heavy upon my heart. Freshman girls, these pearls of wisdom will hopefully guard your heart from the same deal […]Read More Dating Deal Breakers of Lee University
Henry Miller Have a great weekend! I’ll be in Atlanta, living it up (kinda!)Read More “Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music-the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.”
Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter––tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther….And one fine morning—
So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.
The Great GatsbyRead More The Green Light