Trigger warning: some of the events may be triggering for victims of domestic violence. I’d been in my new city for about half a year now. In-between adjusting to a new schedule, a new job and an overall new life, I hadn’t truly made the time to commit to dating. I went on dates and… Read More I Left After the First Sign, and Felt Guilty For Not Staying For The Second.
I Want to Break Free By: Erin Smith “Do you stuff your bra? People are saying that you do…” If I had a dollar for every time someone asked me that to my face, I quite honestly wouldn’t have that much money. I’d probably only be able to afford the Wing Stop I ordered a… Read More I Want to Break Free
It’s that time of year again. It’s that time of year when everyone feels overwhelmed with responsibilities, discouraged, depressed or just confused. Whether you’re feeling those emotions because of midterms, you haven’t had enough sleep in days, or life simply isn’t going your way—I’m here to tell you that you are not alone. On November… Read More God’s strength is made perfect in our weakness
By: Erin Smith In my elementary school years, I spent a lot of time in church. I had children’s choir rehearsals on Tuesdays, the occasional bible study on Wednesdays (if my father was teaching), praise dance rehearsals on Saturdays, and then service on Sundays. Not to mention that I became a Junior usher at the… Read More Restoring Faith After Tragedy
By Erin Smith When people talk about their freshman year of college, they always mention how much fun they had. While they do mention that the whole experience can be academically stressful, they still talk about how they had friendships that will last a lifetime and the parties they went to. The one thing that… Read More My Loneliness Ain’t Killing Me No More
“It’s ok to feel unsure. it’s fine to not know. keep in mind that uncertainty doesn’t last forever. Clarity always shows up for us.” -Writer and Creative, Alexandra Elle My senior year of high school I remember thinking that I had to have my life together. I thought I had to have a full ride to college,… Read More A Plan is a Plan is a Plan…Just Breathe
It would be incredibly ungrateful of me to act as if I haven’t been extremely blessed over the past three months. The type of things that I’ve been able to do could have only been orchestrated by God. I had completed my undergraduate wish list and done everything I wanted to do in college. I… Read More Me, Myself and Post-Grad Growing Pains