If we weren’t human And we were sitting outside of ourselves staring, Invisible through the windows of a cafe, We, humans--we would appear exquisite to the non-sapiens we were. We’d seem captivating with our long hair of a bright coral color, Or our fluffy and tight curls of brown. We’d seem vibrant, so creative, so … Continue reading Strangers Watching
Last September, my brother underwent a trial treatment at the University of Illinois Hospital in Chicago to expel his Sickle Cell Disease blood from his body. How do they do that? you ask. Well, they find a match and exchange that person's blood cells for his own. Pretty simple. They flush his body with the new blood, and … Continue reading Born with Sickle Cell Disease
A lot of my friends are foodies. A lot of people are foodies, but I mostly eat to survive. There are things I particularly like to eat but I’m not a very picky eater and I don’t frequently have cravings. After I got home from Japan, I was probably most excited to eat quesadillas or … Continue reading I’m Not A Foodie?
I’m not saying I always create and facilitate unity, but I have a very particular and strong desire to encourage friendship and unity if I can, regardless of people’s differing backgrounds. But something that breaks my heart, on a daily basis, is seeing the disunity of the people who love God. So I am writing … Continue reading Rise Again
"I am here for you," I cry out to you. But you don't understand me. To you my words are like a roar-- Loud but incomprehensible. You shiver in fear at their intensity and passion, and you misinterpret the depth of my Truth. But you have yet to realize that I am the lion on your … Continue reading Comfort in His Mane
It's a hot summer day. You know, when it's beautiful weather. Girls are happen to be wearing dresses. As if they all called each other and planned it. The sun is shining and the sky is blue and cloudless. At these times, the kid inside of us thinks--hmm... you know, I think I would like … Continue reading Mint Chocolate-Chip