The Lover’s Dictionary by David Levithan is this out of order love story told through the letters of the alphabet. In these words, for defining flux, he is saying something so profound, yet so simple. The natural state of our lives is change. It truly is.
There are mornings when it seems you’ve woken up on the wrong side of the bed. You brush your teeth. You wash your face. You drink some water. And still, lethargy clings to you like clothes on wet skin. Somehow, you made it to where you need to be. But you have no energy.
We all feel it sometimes. The mundaneness of life, the way everything goes from exciting to dull in no time at all. We go from that first day on the job, excited and beaming, to another day stuck in the commute, waiting to get home. Sometimes, the best part of your day, the part you … Continue reading When you’re in a rut, read this
I started journaling in 2015, kind of on a whim. I’m not even sure why I started. I just remember that my aunt took me to the store and I saw this notebook I liked with “Trust in the Lord” on it. Although I went to church with my parents and attended Sunday school, I don’t think I believed in God. But I picked up that notebook, and my journey started.
I’ve been reading again. With the time to myself after work, I get tired of watching TV and Youtube, so I’ve turned to reading. Plus my tower of books I keep buying and not reading was making me feel super guilty. Not to mention all of the seemingly endless benefits reading has.
Have you ever been in a math class, where the teacher has been going on for some time about how to find the p-value or the best method for sampling a group of people, and yet, it's like Stephen Hawking has come to talk to you about quantum physics?
For a brief life update, I wanted to put together this day in the life so that you guys know what I’ve been up to, after being home for the summer. I currently work as an Editorial intern, writing content for the company, aiding in creating social media posts and writing for the newsletter.
I feel like this generation has been caught up with the future. Our parents ask us who we want to be, and we start compartmentalizing our likes and dislikes, thinking our careers are these series of steps leading to the end of the finish line.
Welcome to the freedom, welcome to the bills, welcome to the best and the worst memories to come. There comes a time in everyone’s life that slowly creeps up on them. They go through their childhood and teenage years without a clue of what’s to come. Then...BAM! Adulthood has arrived, and the journey to becoming a full-fledged functioning adult has begun.
Sometimes I feel like I’m the only human being enraptured by fate. Or God. Or whatever the hell is making the sun rise in the east and set in the west day after day. As much as I am curious about how we got here and why it matters that we go, I am so much more curious by the ride of life itself.