2018 and 2019 were filled with feeling bad about not going to church but also feeling bad about being there. Up until mid-way through this year, I wasn’t attending church frequently. Last year I did go somewhere somewhat regularly, but it didn’t feel right so I stopped going. I was caught between wanting to go… Continue reading On Attending Church when it’s Difficult
It’s hard to believe it’s nearly Christmas. On one hand this year has felt like the longest year in the world, but in other ways it’s flown by. And then I remember that every year feels this way, that every year is built of lingering hours and rushing days. I don’t know if this will… Continue reading growing into my winter coat
My main reason for trying to choose more eco-friendly options is less about climate change and more about Jesus. // I don’t want to litter because that destroys the beautiful world God created. // I don’t want to buy fast fashion because I care about the treatment of the workers. // I don’t want to… Continue reading my thoughts on climate change
1/ rain drops sliding off leaves 2/ the sound of birds calling to one another 3/ feeling grains of sand under my toes 4/ spiderwebs between blades of grass illuminated by frost and the rising sun 5/ my own thoughts 6/ water in the moonlight 7/ the smell of fresh bread 8/ paw prints in… Continue reading things I should give more attention
The first week of NaNoWriMo has passed and we’re onto day eight. The first six days involved me being unimpressed by my plot – or, lack of one – and the only thing keeping the story rolling on were conversations that would need to be deleted upon settling on a plot. They were, and still… Continue reading Why Do I Want to Write a Novel?
You can find part one here and part two here. Both are ~juicy bois~ so prepare yourself. When you get to know someone, they look like themselves. Have you noticed that? How when you’re friends with someone, their looks don’t stand out to you in the same way because you recognise them as a person… Continue reading On Body Positivity and Insecurity (part 3)
This is the short story I wrote for a unit this trimester. As you read it, I want you to know that a) it is not an accurate depiction of my relationships with my family or their feelings at the time, and b) reading it back now, there are definitely things I would change. (The… Continue reading Clouded Childhood / Short Story