I Dreamt About Dying

I could hear the wind whipping past my ears as I crashed, as glass flew around me, as the windshield shattered and both shards and rain hit my face. I could feel my arms being thrown back, my chest getting pummeled by the steering wheel, my legs crushed by the force of the front of my car hitting the trunk of the van in front of me. And then black.

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I’m Trying To Find The Words To Speak In A Broken World

I’m struggling to find my voice because I feel disconnected. I feel like as a white woman of privilege, what can I say that will make a difference? Or what if my words are perceived in the wrong way – like I’m striving for attention rather than speaking with good intention? Or what about all the things I’m still unsure about?

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I’m Embracing The ‘I Don’t Knows’

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could say we’ve figured it all out? That, without a doubt, we know who we are and where we’re headed?

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Thinking About Change

I’ve been thinking about change a lot lately. Maybe it’s because I’m embracing what I’ve always feared the most—that nothing will ever stay the same.

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This Is For The High Schoolers Stressing About College

I remember Saturday afternoons that stretched out for what felt like days, reading email after email, writing to coaches, searching through scholarship sites, navigating through college webpages wondering where I’d end up.

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You Are the Moon

I want to tell her that anyone would be lucky to be a speck on the map of her life. But I don’t. I watch the moon shift beyond the window glass and try to form words I’ll later write.

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Gray Area

Sex. There it is, that forbidden word. Even reading it on a page makes you nervous, makes you think of naked skin, tangled bed sheets–those things you’ve been warned not to think about. But why?

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