Almost There

Things may appear pretty bleak or not promising for you, but it doesn’t mean it’s going to be that way forever. While you think you are extremely far from living out your dreams, chances are, you’re only an arm’s length away. Although it’s taking what seems like forever, as each day passes, you’re moving anotherContinue reading “Almost There”

Walking in the wrong direction

“Everyone has their life mapped out,” is a pretty accurate statement to make. Whether in your teenage years or adult, you’ve always known what you wanted for yourself. Whether it was good for you or not, you still continued on, because it was what you wanted. With each passing moment, you anxiously awaited until youContinue reading “Walking in the wrong direction”

Worst Sentence Ever

I wish I could give myself the same grace, that God gives me. Sometimes, I do things that I think are so shameful and impossible to get over, and no matter what I do to try and get over it, I can’t, because I just can’t forgive myself. There are others who’ve done so muchContinue reading “Worst Sentence Ever”

On Schedule

“I was supposed to be there by now,” but I’m so far behind. “I should be further along than where I am,” but I’m so far behind. “I was supposed to have graduated last year,” but I’m so far behind. “I was supposed to buy a house two years ago,” but I’m so far behind.Continue reading “On Schedule”

Knot today

I stress the importance of taking care of one’s mental health, especially during times as these. If you weren’t depressed before, I’m sure you may have experienced it since the pandemic. I’ve suffered from depression for years, and although the hardships I’ve faced in recent months were hard on me, I was able to manage.Continue reading “Knot today”

In the meantime

I don’t know which is worse, waiting for it to happen, or waiting on someone to make it happen. The process of waiting can be extremely daunting, but it does have it’s benefits. The biggest, would be preparation. Waiting is not to be taken lightly, nor considered as leisure time. More than anything, that timeContinue reading “In the meantime”

Magnitude

5 months ago, I considered myself losing. I didn’t have a 9-5, I was depressed, stressed, I’d exhausted my savings, and I prayed that God would save me. Honestly, I was struggling in all areas: mentally, financially, spiritually, and emotionally. I questioned God and whether or not I should continue to pray, considering my prayersContinue reading “Magnitude”

I’m making it

I thought things were tough, until I realized the strength of my shoulders. It’s amazing the weight they can withstand, even when I’m unable to. No matter how much pressure is applied, they never lose their form. I used to hate my shoulders, because of how broad they are. Now, I understand the reason forContinue reading “I’m making it”

Customized

When I’d look at certain people, I used to covet the things they had. Whether it be their “picture perfect” marriage, kids, or “fancy” lifestyle, I wanted it. However, no matter how much I wanted it, I couldn’t have what was theirs. Even if it were given to me, it’d never fit, because it wasn’tContinue reading “Customized”