A Sacredness in Tears

“There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief…and unspeakable love.”   -Washington Irving As I am about to embark on another summer away from Loman, Willow, and Belle, I’ve thinking a lot [which…

“Iris”

I don’t recall what I was watching tonight but I heard the song “Iris” by the Goo Goo Dolls, an “oldie but goodie” as Joanna would call it. Its such a powerful song and for reason I’ve been really drawn to it tonight. It seems the closer things get to being the way I want…

“Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” (1967)

Sitting in the living room today, my roommate and I were watching the 1967 film,  “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.” I’d never seen this classic film though I’ve heard many great things about it! I mean, with Sidney Poitier, Katharine Hepburn, and Spencer Tracy, you can’t really go wrong, right? There are so many great…

“…plans to proper you and not to harm you.”

“’For I know the plans I have for you,’ declares the LORD, ‘plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” –Jeremiah 29:11 [NIV] I’m not usually one for spontaneous blogging and I wouldn’t really classify this as a spontaneous blog since its been a compilation of…

Our Love

“You can refuse to be the victim. Prejudice is just ignorance…and you have a chance right now to teach them.” -Glee Who would have ever thought that watching an episode of ‘Glee’ would relate so closely to my own life and experiences? While talking to Blaine, his newest friend and first true reciprocated romantic interest,…