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Losing My (organized) Religion

I remember growing up one thing was certain, if you prayed enough good things would happen to you. The existence of god and heaven was something I never questioned. My grandmother was a minister at a big church in Boston, my grandfather to this day works for an Episcopal non-profit. I was raised to play with Noah's ark toys, I was brought up watching Veggie Tale movies, "Jesus loves me this I know- cuz the bible tells me so". I…

Don’t get me down.

  I don't understand why women are always waiting for each other to fail.   Women should encourage one another to succeed. I have no doubt that the female gender is as  equally capable as men in all aspects of life. However, the one major factor I believe in favor of men is their ability to show unconditional support for one another (yes, I realize there are many exceptions). Ladies, think about it; When your friend gets a promotion your…

Five ways to win my heart.

My strongest feelings are for those I have hurt, and have let it be known to me. I need to be put "in my place". My freshman year of college I became instantly close with a guy who was previously friends with my roommate. What was first just a friendship quickly became more than that (a result of smirnoff and themed parties). I have always been open about my strange and twisted ability to see my life from an "out…

Why.

I'm weird.   Not in the sense that I eat glue, or dye my hair blue or collect action figures.   I'm weird because weird things happen to me, therefore those weird things define me.   All my life, people have told me I need to write a book. I like to write, but the idea of sitting down and writing 200 pages of single spaced bullshit doesn't appeal to me. I also have never known where to start. However…