This is a personal story I wrote a few years ago. I hope this story blesses someone and lets them know that they're not alone. I knew nothing about depression. I ignored it and pushed it to the back of my mind because no one I knew was terribly sad. I was ignorant of depression. … Continue reading It Will Be Alright
As I got older I started to have to not only take care of myself but other members of my family too. It's not anything serious, but with age comes responsibility. As a young adult, my mom gave me the task of taking care of my younger brother who is now eighteen. I didn't realize … Continue reading Being Mom Jr.
For the first time in many years, my family and I went to Six Flags during the summer. Of course, it was hot and my sweaty back drenched my entire t-shirt and my feet ached from not wearing the right shoes. But that was all apart of the fun. My dad called me at eleven … Continue reading Six Flags
When I go to a steakhouse, I pay for one steak and maybe two sides. But when I come to Fogo I get more than a traditional steak dinner. Fogo De Chao is the holy grail of restaurants if you want to endlessly stuff your face with pricey meat until you can’t take another bite. … Continue reading Fogo De Chao
My family loves popcorn. So much that we keep it in stock at the house. My dad will sometimes go to the movie theater to buy their popcorn. It tastes good and I didn't know that you could buy movie theater popcorn without a ticket buy anyway. My dad eats popcorn every day, my younger … Continue reading Popcorn Love
I don't talk about my brother anymore. He stopped coming around when I was fifteen. I was content with that and so was my mom. My mom had never been a fan of him, but he never wanted to try with her. He only saw her as the woman married to our dad. She was … Continue reading My Older Brother Hurt Me
The Daniel Fast is something my mom partakes in every year and for the past six years, I have avoided it. I have fasted before for one or two days. I only drank water during those times. Other times I have only eaten after twelve or after three. So fasting is nothing new to me. … Continue reading Experiencing the Daniel Fast