No one reads blogs anymore. They just don't. The fact that you're reading this right now is quite miraculous, to be honest. So why do I bother with this at all? Where is it going? Lights Out is all about looking inward and being honest with myself so I can grow, and I spent some … Continue reading Lights Out: Blogging is Finished
Last year, I did a little something called the Get Honest Project. It was all about full disclosure and telling more of my story. I was tired of portraying my life as one-dimensional and polished at all times online. Getting honest last year was a big part of healing and moving on from past chapters. … Continue reading Lights Out 2020.
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
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
My creativity intimidates me. It sounds backwards and odd when I actually write it out, but it's true. Something that used to be my escape is now something I fear. But I don't think it's necessarily the creativity or the writing (in my case) themselves that incite this fear; it's the potential for failure. In … Continue reading Excuses, Excuses