Summer is such a beautiful season. Even though it's not my favorite, there is something to be said about a cool breeze, a bright sky, and trees flaunting their natural beauty as they dance in the wind. Summer is so joyful, so sunny, so breath-taking, often times it's hard to remember that there was once … Continue reading Adopting the Pace of Nature
Changing the world is a tough goal, even if there is an entire generation on board. We young people have these crazy visions of equality and innovation, as if we truly have power to do anything; better than us have tried. So why are millennials so obsessed with making the world a better place? Why … Continue reading Are Millennials Thinking too Big?
Baby-boomers, or as the majority of young folks like me call them, mom and dad. They're traditional, hard working, mostly Republican, and obsessed with criticizing how lazy and narcissistic their children and children's friends have become. Baby-Boomers seem virtually bored with their own existence, focusing instead on how "inconvenient" the existence of "others" seem to … Continue reading Why so Glum, Baby Boomers?
Happy Sunday! Look, raising children is not for the faint of heart, there are many people who attempt to do it, but very few who can actually do it well. As Christians, we are called to "train up a child in the way he should go, and when he is older, he will not depart … Continue reading Christianity: Stop Raising Nice Kids, Start Raising Good Ones
"It's technology" some say, "It's social media" says others; so what exactly is stopping today's teens and young adults from forming true and lasting connections? After all, people still had friends when there was Myspace, or when eHarmony was a thing. What's so toxic about Instagram and Tinder? People are still people right? Here are … Continue reading Smile in My Face: Millennials and Fake Friends
Ugh. Ice breaker games. I'll just be frank for a second: they are the worst! The WORST! When I think of why I hate ice breaker games so much, I usually come to the conclusion that it's just me. I'm too introverted, too shy, and too bookish, to share my thoughts or opinions with a … Continue reading Let’s Chill with the “Ice breakers” Shall we?
In honor of the incredible film that is Wonder Woman (played in full excellence by actress Gal Gadot), I wanted to talk about feminism and proper fierceness. Gadot portrayed the brilliant, bold, and beautiful Diana, a demigod created by Zeus, along with the rest of the Amazon women, as a dangerous force of good, and … Continue reading Wonder Woman, Feminism, and Proper Fierceness
We Millennials have been plagued with many titles, among them being the term "millennial" and the "You are Special" generation. We are often seen as the byproducts of "Princess (or "Prince") parenting, believing that we are somehow "better, different, or superior to the norm." We are the deep thinkers of the world; introspective, curious, dreamy, … Continue reading Thank Your Lucky Stars You’re Not Special
Happy Father's Day! For over 20 million children in the United States, this might not carry any excitement, that's because these 20 million plus children all across our nation go to bed each night without a physical father present. The statistics are clear that growing up without a father present has seriously dangerous consequences, to … Continue reading Church, Fathers, and Men
Source: Social Justice Includes Black Lives too, BTW