Journal Session: On the Cusp

It's been building up for a few months now. This dormancy I've experienced since the autumn of 2017 has been lifting. I've gone from smatterings of writing in my notebook here and there to writing several times per week again, and it's trickled into a daily session over the last couple weeks. In 2019, I … Continue reading Journal Session: On the Cusp

It's About Time I Did This

I've never wanted tension with anyone. I'm a people-pleaser; I don't like being involved with drama. I always find myself saying yes to helping out with this or that, as I never want to disappoint , and I'm as non-confrontational as they come. In terms of who I am as a friend, I am loyal … Continue reading It's About Time I Did This

Culture Critique: Black Friday

Ah, Black Friday. A day right on the heels of Thanksgiving that promotes our need want for more than what we already have. Oh, and you can get the lowest prices of the entire season, so that validates the gratitude we expressed the day before because, I mean, it's on sale. On top of that, … Continue reading Culture Critique: Black Friday

Going in Afraid

It freaks me out, if I'm honest. Staring at a blank page knowing I have to turn it into something is slightly terrifying. But I have to write. There is just no choice in the matter. There is something in my mind that just takes to words so strongly, and craves to construct them in … Continue reading Going in Afraid

What’s Going On? Fall 2019

The "What's Going on?" series is my way of bridging the gap between my personal life and the Word Oasis blog. I want to share not only my ideas, but who I am. I update seasonally on what I'm up to, struggles I'm facing, and successes I've had. It's a depiction of life. Since my … Continue reading What’s Going On? Fall 2019