The First Day Of Christmas

I prepared my heart, and now I’m ready to celebrate! Towards the end of the calendar year, Christians and non-believers alike get in the spirit of the holidays, embracing gift-giving, sweet treats, and time with family and friends. Neighbors exchange cookies, strangers hold the door for an extra moment, and friends remind each other how … Continue reading The First Day Of Christmas


Where The Ocean Meets The Sky

Two masses of vastness collided into an expanse that seemed to go on for eternity. After taking off on an early morning flight and finishing reading through all the pamphlets in the seat back pocket (I forgot to bring a book to read), I turned my head and gazed out the window with the clouds … Continue reading Where The Ocean Meets The Sky

The Signing Sub

I left work with a smile on my face and a jump in my step. This year, I started working as a substitute teacher in the local public school system around my University. Within just a few weeks of venturing back into the worlds of elementary, middle, and high school, I had subbed for every … Continue reading The Signing Sub

Three Became Twelve

My mind is scattered, I want a thousand naps, and I had a cookie for dinner. Yep, it’s finals week. In the midst of all the craziness going on at the end of my first semester of graduate school, I noticed my list of priorities sitting on my nightstand, the one I made with my … Continue reading Three Became Twelve