Office Job…

Sitting hereThinkingSpinning aroundIn this chairAt this deskMy desk?WritingThese wordsOn paperTo process lifeTypingSomething randomTo look busyDoing homeworkFeelingWeird and confusedAskingSo many questionsAbout the futureGod, how did I get here?WaitingFor an answerIn the meantimeI continueTo sit hereAt this deskLearningTo be professional Thanks for reading!That poem was inspired by my current “job” here in Australia. It’s kind of a…

“Peoplesick”

So, a few days ago, I had this revelation about home. I was feeling sad, and I couldn’t figure out why because I didn’t really feel homesick, but I couldn’t put it into words. Until I came up with the word “peoplesick”. You see, I’ve been living in a dorm with 11 other girls for…

This is how I fight my battles…

So, I’ve recently gone through a pretty testing season of life. And, I’ve learned that the only way to win battles is to fight them the right way. But, before I go into the details, here’s a poem I wrote during this past season: Dear God,I’m doneI’m giving upI can’t carry this anymoreI have nothing…

A poem about evangelism

Just tell them! One smileInstead of wordsIs enoughAnd, so simple Just tell them! One wordMore than enoughTo speakLife over someone Just tell them! One sentenceAll it takesTo explainThe good news Just tell them! One truthOf unfailing loveIs greaterThan the world Thanks for reading!I hope this poem encouraged you, & reminded you that telling others about…

Important Word

So, it’s my birthday today (23! Woohoo!), and I’m currently in New South Wales, Australia! The past 6 months have been pretty crazy, and instead of repeating it all here, here’s a link to a page where you can read all my past posts from my experiences here in Australia from the past 6 months…

You have no idea… (a poem)

Ouchthat hurtthat was triggeringthat made me feel sadBut…then againyou have no ideahow much pain I feelBecause…it’s concealedhidden awaypushed deep downout of sightout of reachno one can knowabout this paininside meBut…only one has an ideaonly God knows You have no idea And you never willeven if I explainmyselfand tell you mylife storyyou will nevertruly understandwhat I…

No More Hiding!

My time has comeHope has wonI’ve been found Fear is goneLove has wonI’ve been covered The lies are goneTruth has wonI’ve been set free from doubts Broken love has vanishedPeace has wonI’ve stopped running Quitting has no place hereComfort has wonI’ve found my home Hiding places have disappeared Light has wonI’ve started shinning Thanks for…

Alive Again!

So, this post is inspired by a personal experience I’ve had recently, that taught me A LOT of lessons! Woke upDisappointedCrying my eyes outFeeling lost Cleaned upSelf confrontedFull of doubtsFeeling done Looked upRefocusedFound my rootsFeeling motivated  Stood upRestartedTook a new routeFeeling different  Jumped upWisdom gained In pursuit – ofFeeling alive again!  Thanks for reading!I hope that…

The Confusion Filled Search

LifeA daily searchFilled with confusionfor the days ahead All the questionsFlying around your headJust confusing your mindWith no answers One dayEverything’s greatYou have the answersThe confusion is gone The next dayThe search continuesBack to square oneWhen will the cycle end? . . . How I wish I knewWhat to do? I just keep failingCan someone…

These scars…

These scars won’t lastThey might hurt nowThe pain just feels too realWill they ever go away? These scars cut deepThey are changing youYou can barely think anymoreWill it ever become normal again? These scars are opening a new chapterThey could become positiveBut, right now, they feel deadlyWill it ever feel good? These scars have taken…

Rain…

The sound of rain – I hear it outside my window It’s a calming, and sometimes annoying sound. I stare out at the rainy world! The feel of rain – I feel it – Soaking through my clothes. It makes me cold and soggy, But, I can’t be mad at it. Rainy days are not…

I need you!

Yes, you! I need YOU! Don’t give up now! This poem is for anyone out there going through a tough time in life right now. Please, don’t do it! I know you’re tired! But, just focus on staying healthy, and keeping your mind fit! I know it’s exhausting! It feels like the only way out….

One sky…

The sky… The clouds… The sun… Everything up there… Just take a second, Go outside, And look up! Looking up, At the sky, Always makes me feel happy, And rejuvenated. Seeing planes, birds, jets… It all gives me hope! That there’s so much more out there – And, I want to explore it all! I…

A “Poem” for haters & bullies…

I don’t care anymore! Your comments won’t affect me! I’m not going to listen! You can’t mess me up! It won’t work; I’m over you! You’ve taught me enough! …Just so you know… All your comments and “friendly” convos, Are no longer consuming my thoughts! You used to ruin my days, With all the negative…

Memory Lane…

A trip down memory lane… Things used to be a little more black & White Life seemed so much simpler It never mattered what the weather was Cuz jumping in all the puddles used to be normal And running around under the sun with no set purpose was simply exciting Those were the good ol’…

A poem/letter…

My first blog post poem!  Now, I guess I should disclaim that I didn’t technically come up with this poem on my own. I came across a post this past week where someone was sharing their feelings, and while reading it, I decided to put together some of the words to form an encouraging letter/poem….

4 years ago…

Warning: Depressing, Inspirational & Real Post . . . Throwback time! (by that I mean; first blog post throwback!) I won’t go into too much detail; Let’s just say, four years ago today, I was at a VERY low point in life and I decided to open-up the bible and pray. After doing so, I…

You are…

Who do YOU think you are? Are you happy with yourself? Do you wish you could be a different person? Do you love yourself enough? Are you actively trying to change? . . . Well.. Good news, this post is written to motivate you & give you tips on how to love yourself more each…

Give up!

Yes, I said it, just give up already! I mean; what are you really trying to accomplish? Is anything you do going to be worth anything in the end? Do you actually matter? Why should you keep trying, you’re just going to fail anyways? You always fail, why will this time be any different? ….