“Thoughts and Prayers”

The reality is that things can get worse, and likely will. I’m a devout Christian and I truly believe that the world is going to continue getting worse before Christ comes again. If you don’t believe in Christ, or a God at all, that’s okay. I’m not trying to change your beliefs. I’m simply trying to express mine.

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No, it’s NOT okay

Honestly, there are no words I can think of to describe the way I’m feeling for my fellow human beings (I say human beings, because men are not excluded from this narrative). The deep sadness and empathy running through my heart and mind has me distracted from my homework and other things I need to be doing. That’s why I’m pausing and writing this out. 

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Parting is such sweet sorrow

If I ever learn anything while being at home, it’s that I love my parents even more every time I see them. Hugs from your parents (when your parents are as loving as mine) have some sort of healing powers. I’ve still had anxiety while here, but my depression has been gone.

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Woman to Women: A plea for kindness

The near all-female cast of The Rhinoceros at BYU, circa. 2013 Can you find me? While I am a straight, white, conservative, Mormon, 22-year-old attending BYU, I have friends who come from many different backgrounds, cultures, religions, political systems, sexual orientations, ages, you name it! […]

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