Chasing Happiness

It’s been a couple of weeks now, and hopefully you’ve been exposed to a certain YouTube video of a woman who purchased a Chewbacca mask, not knowing that it made the Chewbacca growl when she opened her mouth while wearing it, consequently finding herself in pure, contagious laughter. This video has been viewed 5.7 million … More Chasing Happiness

The Guest House

There is an old poem I’ve been reflecting on lately entitled, “The Guest House.” Excerpts of this poem can be heard on Coldplay’s new album, “A Head Full of Dreams,” which is where I was introduced to the text. This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, … More The Guest House

Book Review: “More Than the Tattooed Mormon”

Recently, blogger, speak, and author Al Fox Carraway released her first of hopefully many books. This autobiography details her conversion to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Her story is beyond inspiring. Reading this book was a joy. Every time I opened it it was like opening a book of happiness and pure, … More Book Review: “More Than the Tattooed Mormon”

Laughing at Mistakes

I am an aspiring web developer. I’m currently enrolled in a programming bootcamp and preparing for an internship to kickstart my future career. Needless to say, I don’t have much free time, but I learned a lesson today that was worth noting. As I learn to write code, I make mistakes. A LOT of mistakes. … More Laughing at Mistakes

Professional Prayer

There are stories that make headline news, and quite often there are smaller, powerful stories within these headlines. While scrolling through the news feed today I saw an article from ESPN about a football injury that happened today. Aaron Williams of the Buffalo Bills suffered a neck injury while attempting a tackle. He was immobilized … More Professional Prayer