Fed Up

I leaned forward in my chair, rubbed the back of my neck, and processed the asinine comment I just heard. Was this guy serious? How could someone so educated, with so much experience say something so incomprehensible? It wasn’t that his comment didn’t make grammatical sense; I knew exactly what he was trying to say. … Continue reading Fed Up

Ignorance is a Choice

Technology is a double-edged sword. We spend too much time updating Facebook, Tweeting about random, seemingly important emotions, playing Angry Birds, looking at the most recently leaked Snapchats from one of the eighteen Kardashians. Instead of interacting with people face to face, we simply text, chat, or message people and mistake it for real connection. … Continue reading Ignorance is a Choice

True Beauty

It’s odd that no matter how hard we try, some ideas and concepts cannot be fully described through words. Beauty comes to mind. There are few things so beautiful, so aesthetic that mere words are enough to explain them. It’s as if there is some emotional element pulling us in to what is obscenely beautiful. … Continue reading True Beauty

The Dark Side

The inner demons of our heart. Those voices in the back of our mind. The negative thoughts we want to act on but don’t. The candid murmurs of our soul. Darkness. It holds our deepest fears, our most powerful emotions. It makes us run for safety, protection. It contains our strongest passions, our truest convictions. … Continue reading The Dark Side

Emptiness

Go to school, go to work, go to the gym, go to church, the same thing every day, every week, every year. Knowledge will empower us, money will sustain us, fitness will keep us healthy, faith will fulfill us. This is the modern social paradigm. And yet there’s something missing, something inside. We can’t put … Continue reading Emptiness