Have  Optimism Patience and Enthusiasm It turns out that I have been a lot more busy than I thought I ever would be. Two huge projects were due this weekend and I am now sitting here wondering what to do with my free time. Free time exists? 26 days until the semester ends.. not counting or … More Hope

Standing Strong

Every decade, every year, every month, every week, and every day is a new learning experience. Through learning we are aiming toward gaining wisdom and understanding. This week marked multiple new learning experiences. School started, work started, new roommates, New Years resolution meal plans and so on. On the first day of school we are usually asked … More Standing Strong

So What?

Hey, we’re already in 2016, in case you didn’t know. Time sure does fly when you’re having fun, huh? I think we’re all shocked that another year has come and gone and that we’re one year older (hopefully one year wiser, too). On January 1 of 2015 I was in Buenos Aires, Argentina devoting 100% … More So What?

You are loved

Let’s cut to the chase. It’s finals week. As such, I’m thinking that I’m going to keep this as short and to the point as possible and let you get back to your studying a little more uplifted than before. A few weeks ago, my mom was sitting in one of our church services trying … More You are loved

Finding Greener Grass

Guys. Thanksgiving is only eleven days away. ELEVEN. As my roommates all know, I am very anti-Christmas-decorations-and-music-before-Thanksgiving; I just feel like sometimes the holiday as a whole gets drowned out by Christmas. Don’t get me wrong, I adore Christmas, but there’s a time and a place for everything and Christmas comes after Thanksgiving. In all … More Finding Greener Grass


Matter can be defined in two ways: as a noun or a verb. When used as a noun, “matter” can be used to refer to everything physical, including even the air you breathe. If something exists physically, it has matter. When used as a verb, “matter” means something completely different and so much BETTER. The … More MATTER