Christian · Thought

Courage vs. Recklessness

Two men stand on a dock stretching out over an ocean, roiling with turbulent waves and violent undercurrents. The first man watches the storm without fear, careless of its dangers, and does not consider consequences as he dives into the water. The second man sees the first struggling, drowning in the dangerous ocean, pulling him… Continue reading Courage vs. Recklessness

Poetry

Thoughts

No matter how scary or weird your thoughts are, tell me. I won’t have you institutionalized or get a preacher to perform an exorcism on you. Because I have weird and scary thoughts, as well. And I will not try and validate you by saying I feel the same way. Because you are an original… Continue reading Thoughts

Poetry

I’m Not Okay

   I haven’t been okay for a while, but that’s okay. I know how to get by on not okay. I can survive stepping on broken glass and lit cigarettes and smiling through unbearable pain because that’s what life is.   At least to me.   Harsh, and brutal and I can’t help but feel every ounce of… Continue reading I’m Not Okay

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A Dying Man’s Last Monologue

The questions we are afraid to ask are the ones that answer themselves. Life is a comedian. It has a funny way of being exactly what we are afraid of it being. We come into this world dumb and innocent, and then we grow, watching others suffer, adults crying and yelling and we grow fearful.… Continue reading A Dying Man’s Last Monologue

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The Necessity of Art

    Changes in school systems have recently been downgrading art curriculum to boost the science studies. However, the importance and benefit of art cannot be ignored. Art may appear in the lives of students in many forms: painting, sculpting, writing, music and even advertising. There is something hypnotizing about an inspiring art work, something arresting… Continue reading The Necessity of Art