Poem: The Hustle.

We race… to achievement to success to productivity to efficiency to immortality. All the while we fail to realize it’s our mortality our inescapable, and often ugly, “humanness” that makes life beautiful.   We dream of being the beautiful, the intangible– in likeness to stars. But if the stars could feel they would look down […]

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The Pursuit Of Stillness In A Culture That Can’t Stop.

One of the main things I’m prioritizing this year, (and this lifetime) is the pursuit of stillness in a world of noise, achievement, anxiety, and hurry. I fear western culture has become the product of consumerism, instead of being the consumer who determines the products. Without noticing, we have let our needs become insatiable as […]

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Rain.

Sometimes, the rain is OK. I soak in the sun and it carries me through my long, productive days. Move, do, produce, become. But the rain started today in my heart. And when the sky opened up as well, it made it feel OK. You know… to feel. It has been a while since I […]

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Why You Should Chase Meaning Over Happiness.

“Make yourself happy, and everything else will fall into place.” “Commit yourself to chasing your own happiness.” “Put people around you that are dedicated to making you the happiest you can be.” All of these and thousands of other quotes just like these are what we see on hundreds of social media accounts from hundreds […]

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The Key.

  i threw myself to my knees before the bars around your prison begging, pleading, sobbing for a freedom i could never achieve for you despite how hard i pried at the bars and despite how agonizingly you screamed at me to save you it was a lost cause for the key was always on […]

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The Importance Of Breaking Up Monotony

Life is busy. There are so many things we constantly need to attend to–so many things demanding our attention all throughout the day. It’s so easy to get sucked into routine, (a beautiful thing–and necessary!), but we often lose track of time in routine. Life goes by fast. It FLIES by. One thing I know […]

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