finding where I belong

Really wanting to be liked. Really wanting to belong. Wanting to be known and be valued. Insecurities hit like crazy. I find myself all too often wondering how I’m perceived. I still struggle with the fact that people don’t necessarily see a smart girl when they meet me for the first time or care toContinue reading “finding where I belong”

birthday memories and moments

Birthdays.┬áTo me they speak of new life, hope, and gifts. Let’s face it – who doesn’t like to get a good gift or two on their birthday, right? But to be honest, for me it’s sometimes brought with it the dreadful realization of aging, which spirals into a day of feeling sorry for myself. Oh,Continue reading “birthday memories and moments”

life reflection at midnight

“There are far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” – C.S. Lewis Within the past week alone I’ve several times said, “my best days are behind me.” In the pit of confusion and self-loathing I honestly believed this to be true. Approaching another birthday that yet again makes me feel like I’m anywhereContinue reading “life reflection at midnight”