a raw collection of words from my heart


where to find yourself (ii.)

you'll find yourself in the quiet whispers of dawn
where the horizon spills with pastel magic
where the breeze bursts with hope
for a new day
is a new chance
to be you

you'll find yourself in the raging of the storm
where the rain dances down the window
in scattered patterns only you can see
and you'll let hate all out
and take love all back in

you'll find yourself where the seas meet the sand
where the wind cries glory, glory, glory
you will take a deep breath
and let the salty aura
tangle deep into your soul


you're lost now,
but go, find yourself

life is too short
to pretend to be someone else

// part i. how to find a home //
// part ii. where to find yourself //

also, i'm TONS sorry for being MIA for so long. i finished my job attachment last friday, and had some final report thingies to submit and things got a little crazy. had lots of loose ends to tie up hehe.

gonna catch up with all the cool stuff y'all posted over this week <3<3 *HUGS*

hurrah for year eighteen! i'm so excited to see where the Lord will bring me in this upcoming year.


little things {16-25}

the little happy things: i.

16. Hugs (and more hugs).
17. Learning new things about people you love.
18. Wind that leaves you gasping for more.
19. Sleep.
20. The color of silence.
21. Blogs that shout "this.is.me."
22. Old friends.
23. Coffee and whipped cream..
24. Comfy clothes you look good in.
25. Smiling at a random stranger, and having them smile back.

Dance. Smile. Giggle. Marvel. Trust. Hope. Love. Wish. Believe. Most of all, enjoy every moment of the journey, and appreciate where you are at this moment instead of always focusing on how far you have to go.

mandy hale

The Single Woman: Life, Love, and a Dash of Sass

it's so easy to forget the little things in life that make you live.
making lists are a good way of remembering them; i'd recommend it hehe 

have a lovely weekend, everyone



hello you. this is going to be weird, but:

can you do me a favour and tell someone he/she is needed and loved today?
that they are beautifully created, and perfect in their own little way?

(okay, told you this was gonna be a-different-kind-of-post weird ha)

it could be anyone, online or in-person, and it takes a little courage on our part, but it could change someone's life and make someone's day a whole lot better. i just suddenly felt really convicted about this issue after hearing in the news about this girl who took her own life when she received a bad score report. and not just this, i've been hearing of all those many, many boys and girls who willingly chose to leave this world because they couldn't accept the way they were made, or had unkind words thrown at them, or thought no one loved or cared for them.

so yeah...this probably sounds really lame because i'm not the best at rallying people to do things, but won't it be lovely to impact someone for good? i know i struggle with approaching people with nothing more than "hey, i think you're awesome. stay cool, alrights?" but i guess there's always a first time for everything.

*deep breathe*

good grief, i can't even begin to explain how bad i am at this approaching people thing. and i don't know, maybe people will laugh or you'll stumble over words you meant to say (i know i will), and it won't be perfect.

but imperfection is what makes us human and lovable and real. the pain we feel at 2AM when we wake up with empty hearts, our tears behind the closed doors we shut against others, the joy that comes in the morning when we discover that He is always with us.

that's what makes us human. and let us start looking more at other human beings and going "i want to make a difference in their lives and i don't care what others are going to think." you know, the haters gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. just...shake it off ツ <3

So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three; but the greatest of these is love.
 -1 Corinthians 13:13-

i'm actually surprised i wrote so much about this and sorry about the mass of words i'm throwing out here heehee. so much love for you all <3

stay rad, fellow humans.
you are so loved today