Emily Dickinson wrote that “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul and sings the tune without the words and never stops at all.” This poem from Emily Dickinson — which you can read here — is one of the most beautiful metaphors for hope I’ve ever read. Hope has been represented … More Hope

First Days

The first few days of college have been the most hectic, but also some of the most fun days that I’ve ever had. I’ve met so many people, and I’ve definitely made some new friends. In this post, I’ll try to recount them as well as I can. Thursday was the first day. After saying … More First Days

Amazing Grace

I flipped the page of the book. I’d read it a million times. Today, even though they’d told me it wouldn’t matter, I was reading it again in hopes that it would spark something in her. She’d left to find something to eat a few minutes ago. I looked around, worried that she wouldn’t make … More Amazing Grace