Late night hours cooking Jesus’ birthday cakes and prepping egg and french toast casseroles for the morning. A headache clamping my forehead as I pull the prepped casseroles from the refrigerator and set the oven for them to bake. Flickering eyelids at breakfast. Snatches of shuteye throughout the day. Merry Christmas, everyone. Not exactly the … Continue reading Christmas is About…
I am graduated. Yeah, me. I am just kidding. It feels great to be graduated, to have completed a stage of life. It is an accomplishment to celebrate. Yet, a question (or various forms of it) seems to revolve around me almost constantly: “So, what’s next?” What is next? Am I allowed to insert awkward … Continue reading So, What’s Next?
Dear Running… Yes, people actually write letters relating how much running has changed them. They reflect on the past and share with the world how that single activity has influenced who they have become. As a six-year veteran of competitive running, a former team captain, the daughter of a cross country and track coach, and … Continue reading Dear Running: God Used You to Teach Me
No, for all you pyromaniacs who are wondering, it is not literally on fire. This blog has sparked from encouragement, challenges, and passion. However, I believe passion is best summarized by the burning adjective. I am a self-defined writer who often suffers from a disease known as Writer’s Itch. This mainly occurs because my characters … Continue reading Why The Burning Quill?