Category Archives: spiritual

Let Your Heart Be Light

It’s after we’ve rang in the New Year and put away all the decorations, treats and gifts when we start to pull back. We’re pulled back into the grind of life, and with it so are our hearts. Continue reading

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Absolutes in the Grayest of Worlds

This is the time of year when I often take stock of my heart and find myself thinking sincerely about what I believe in the deepest parts of me. It’s simpler that it sounds, but it usually hurts at least … Continue reading

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The Deception of Charm—and What to Make of Prince Charming

I’m not writing to throw sticks and stones or to sulk about how love can be a broken hallelujah. And I’m not even writing in hopes that you’ll pay attention to the neon “Caution” signs we tend to blatantly ignore, … Continue reading

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What We Don’t Have to Prove

The human race truly fascinates me. If you look close enough, you’ll see that we all essentially want the same things.  We all hope for the same things. We all strive for the same things.  Success, love, approval, admiration, acceptance—whatever … Continue reading

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Sifting Through the Diamond Mine of Pain

It’s been awhile since I’ve let myself really ponder the depths of life, and it’s taken quite a trial to bring me here. After five long years of battling cancer, my beloved grandma left this earth a few days ago. … Continue reading

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Being the Change We Wish to See

Lately I’ve been thinking about what it really takes to achieve the profound words of Mahatma Gandhi that many people are familiar with. (Perhaps this is because the words are painted around the door frame outside of my dorm room, … Continue reading

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Starting Something

Perhaps I’ve always been hesitant to blog because I subconsciously think blogs are egotistic. And being the journalism student that I am, the previous sentence may have been on the brink of blasphemy in the eyes of the journalism industry. … Continue reading

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