Snowpocalypse 2014

Well for those of you concerned, I have survived (maybe even thrived in) this Snowpocalypse. Yesterday morning I woke up early (6:30am early), had my quiet time, hit up the rec center, and got some groceries at the Publix right before the snow started in full force (I guess being an early bird paid off … More Snowpocalypse 2014

Instead of a Show

This semester I’m doing research on the Rwandan genocide–particularly the lives and health of children who were born of rape. Perhaps you have seen Hotel Rwanda or have watched a documentary on it so you know a little about what happened. In case you haven’t, I’ll give you a basic recap (taken from a previous term … More Instead of a Show

True Transformation

True Transformation (click here) Over a week after the New Year begins, but relevant for every day of the year. One of my favorite lines, “Here is true transformation: simply believe that you are loved”. Time to stop trying to save ourselves and start realizing and embracing our failures so that we can cling to the … More True Transformation

“The best peopl…

“The best people possess a feeling for beauty, the courage to take risks, the discipline to tell the truth, the capacity for sacrifice. Ironically, their virtues make them vulnerable; they are often wounded, sometimes destroyed”. Ernest Hemingway

Heart of Life

These past few weeks have been hectic and straining. For starters, while still back in Oklahoma I go the norovirus (a type of stomach bug) causing me to throw up all day. Long story short, I became severely dehydrated and had to be rushed to the hospital from an after hours clinic to get fluids. … More Heart of Life