1. You always have a choice When I told him that I was not going to church anymore so that I can choose to go to church he said, “But Esther, I thought you always had a choice.” That statement is really profound, because it’s really true. We are not bound to our situations; there … Continue reading I always have a choice
So I mentioned in another post that I was feeling depressed. Well, today, I cried. I cried for the second time this year because I felt so stuck. My mother turned off the internet today. Why? Because it is her house. It is her internet. She has been saying that she was going to cut … Continue reading Feeling controlled sucks
Last year, I began the process of learning to become myself. In fact, that journey inspired this very blog. I made some tough choices about my spirituality, values and beliefs. It was scary. For the first time in my life, I made decisions based on my feelings, my truth and not on the basis of … Continue reading I am ENOUGH for 2015
It's the holidays for sure because I've gained 4 pounds since December 13th! It ain't even Christmas yet! But along with the holiday cookies, dinner parties and graduations(yes, December graduations are becoming quite popular), there's also family..... Where shall I begin? This morning I woke up to one of my sisters, *Rose, arguing with my … Continue reading The Happy Holidays and the Happy Family…..
"The choice is yours. Make it a great day or not." -Thornton Township High School
My dad is what I’d like to call a free spirit. He isn’t tied to a religion yet he still manages to have a very large range of spiritual beliefs. On one hand he claims that Jesus is not God but rather a man who has reached the highest level of spirituality, similar to Buddha. Yet, … Continue reading Lessons Learned from Poppy
Yesterday morning, I told my mother that I was going to stop going to my home church as well as other churches. I told her that I do not believe in the Seventh Day Adventist Christian doctrines anymore. I don’t identify with the beliefs and because of that I feel stifled and fake. I could … Continue reading I Have Decided