I’m in my 20s. I’m still young, but I’m old enough to have learned some things in life. Here’s a list of things I’ve had to learn the hard way. 1. Keep your mouth shut One thing I heard growing up about my grandpa was that he was always the quiet type who chose his… Continue reading 5 Things I Wish I Didn’t Learn The Hard Way
Admiration is a funny thing, or at least it always has been to me. People use it when speaking about someone romantically or when they’re stating their respect for someone else. For me, I use people I admire instead of my role models. I have quite a few people I admire. Some people think it’s… Continue reading Why We Should Dump Role Models
Hello, loves! This post is inspired by the Daily Post weekly photo challenge. I’ve never liked the cold. I feel I can wish for the warmth of summer back because I never wanted it to go away in the first place. Growing up in west Texas, I know what real heat feels like. Nothing quite… Continue reading A Longing for Warmth
No matter what our school experience was like, we all have one thing in common: gossip. You were talked about. You talked about others. It didn’t matter where you were in the hierarchy of high school popularity, you had rumors about you. If you were the quiet kid, people talked about you. If you were… Continue reading What The Kind Campaign Is and Why We Need It
Hello everyone! Welcome to my latest feature: Magic and Starlight’s Awesome Book Club for Busy People! That’s right: step right up and witness this rare sight: a book club for people with busy schedules! Marvel at the easy deadlines! Feast your eyes on the amazing reading material. Relish in the intelligent conversation of others! (Sorry.… Continue reading Introducing: The Book Club!
Dear Kara, Hey. It’s me. Or you, however you want to think. I’m writing this letter as a 22 year old. How old are you while you’re reading this? 15? Okay, wow. Well, a lot of things have happened. Mostly good, but some bad too. It’s okay, though. The bad just makes you stronger. Anyway,… Continue reading An Open Letter To My Teenage Self
You know what they say about pictures: they’re worth a thousand words. So I thought I’d share pictures of some of the things that make me happy. Here we go! Sunsets: Hoop Dancing and Hula Hoops: Even More Sunsets: Evening Time: Romans 12:2: And Pretty Flowers: Okay, everyone. That’s all I have for you today!… Continue reading Happiness Envisioned