Posts Tagged ‘Inspiration’

the real me


who i want to be: who i really am: it’s a process. i need to be okay to be me, even if me is a little dorky, flighty, and a little lazy. it doesn’t mean that i can’t work on improving my faults, though. someday, i want to look around and say, i am exactly […]

fear to stand


you are in the break room, and you hear people whispering about billy the fugitive. they whisper aout how mean he is, how dangerous, and all you can think about is softball. how he helped you ride a bike. how funny he was when he wasn’t pulling your hair. billy is your brother, and despite […]

several months ago, i blogged on the blue shoes my mother gave me for christmas. well, i finally wore them. i didn’t claim a ten-year-old dressed me, or that i was color-blinded. i owned my bright shoes. and spilled a bit of coffee on them. i did it. first tank tops, now blue shoes. what […]



it’s only fifteen minutes. i have a new mantra. what do you do during your day? work, school, and sleep take up so much of mine. busy parents have to make dinner, run kids to soccer practice, put them in the bath, and to bed, there seems to be no time to breathe, and many […]

have you ever seen a boy with funny clothes? a girl with braces on her teeth, or freckles on her nose? some kids call them “odd balls”, some kids call them “weird” […] god makes lots of people in all colors, shapes and sizes. he loves them very much and what we need to realize […]

sometimes, i wonder how at all i turned out like i did. my dad is a physicist with aspergers syndrome, and my mom is absorbed in keeping up with the joneses and appearances. enter me, who wears off-beat clothing, has wildly different opinions on some political/religious things, and who surrounds herself in culture. my parents […]

dear f


f is my best friend. f has a very low self-esteem. if she could take her eyes off her perceived flaws for one moment, she could see how much freaking potential she has. there are all sorts of things i want to tell her, to remind her of, to let her know, to inspire her. […]