my eyes flutter open. i begin to hear the chirping birds on the patio outside my bedroom door. dad is pushing down the lever on the toaster- most likely a raisin bagel. a gentle breeze flows under my window curtain against my face. “today’s the day. today’s the day i find those sea turtles.” for… Read More just a day on the island
‘plans change,’ they say. no way. really? no kidding. I KNOW. in a few days. after homecoming. after thanksgiving. after christmas. junior year. senior year. not coming back. that’s the short list of changes i’ve made this past year and a half. i was going to go back to school in a few days, after… Read More plans change
college preview day. ahhhhhhhh. my first one was actually on April 28. it was awesome. i honestly wasn’t nervous or scared or anything. i went in with no expectations- i just wanted to see the campus, learn about campus life, and see what opportunities that provided. and i must say- it’s a lot! oh, i’m… Read More open doors
sports people: this is for you. every sport has a ‘ready position’, right? in football, you look like your bending over to reach something, but forget your back is messed up. in basketball, you look like your doing a squat, but then want to hug someone. well, you get it, right? every sport has a… Read More ready position
so here’s some of my ever-changing order-of-events-for-my-future lists. funny thing about human nature: i know for a fact that the likelihood of any of these happening word-for-word is SLIM because my God likes to give me better than i can ever imagine- BUT we always like to dream and plan. plan 1) a) go to… Read More my future- ideas?
Wake up REFRESHED (R)eady for the day (E)lated for a new start (F)earlessly ready for battles that may come (R)evived from past days (E)ffective in all tasks (S)urrendering to God all that may come (H)opeful of God’s plan being unfolded a little more (E)ngaged in all tasks, fully (D)eliberate in all aspects of life Don’t… Read More my daily goals
our small eternity begins in a year or so. ‘small’, because it’s life on this earth- minuscule compared to God’s eternity. but our small ‘eternity’ because after college, we’re doing something(s) for a long, long, long, long, long, long time. but it all begins with the ACT and SAT. we have to get that specific… Read More my road to college?