The world is constantly lit up. The fluorescence of the city. The blur of streetlights on the highway. The singular window aglow at three in the morning. And then there's the internal spotlight. We all have one. It's the light we look at ourselves under when we worry about what other people might see or … 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
Introducing "Renewed Conversations"! This is a new type of post in which I revisit old blog posts and craft new ones to show how I've grown in these subjects over the past however long it's been. The first one is going to be a brand-new, in-depth conversation about consistency paired with some updates about my … Continue reading Renewed Conversations: Consistency + Caspertown