On Growing Up

On Growing Up

Ten years ago I moved. From one small town to another. From a place I called home for 4 years to the place that is my home once again. Ten years ago I woke up in a dorm. It was my favorite one on campus and the building is no more. They knocked it down a year or so...
The Value of Connection

The Value of Connection

I have a love/hate relationship with social media. I’m pretty sure the majority of people on Facebook would say the same things at different times. It can be…overwhelming. Too much to keep up with. Too many ads for businesses and companies I’ve never...
He Captured My Attention

He Captured My Attention

He captured my attention when we were much younger. Somehow my friends and I always used to convince him to play with us outside during recess. That was probably the only time we really interacted, besides passing each other in the hall. He was a fifth grader. I was...
A Part of Our Family

A Part of Our Family

There is a freedom that comes with growing up as the only girl in the house. I didn’t have to share clothes, take turns with the girl toys, or wait for my sister to hang out with me when she moved up to high school. Having brothers is different, but we still did...
On Growing Up

Five Minute Friday: A Place to Belong

Sometimes we know exactly where we belong. We know as soon as we arrive. Or as soon as we step into a new place and feel the welcoming presence of community. A place you choose to be a part of, even if it’s temporary. I used to say I wanted to go to a certain...
Five Minute Friday: belong

Five Minute Friday: belong

I am excited to be a part of the Five Minute Friday link-up again! wait hope search for a place that space to feel accepted understood loved home time needed necessary to be open cultivate grow meet learn welcome embrace time find...

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