Sticks

When did America’s body image change?  When did being a healthy weight become obese?  When did people like Marilyn Monroe become “ugly” or “fat” just because they did not have a thigh- gap or were considered  curvy?        It is better to be a  healthy weight and size than it is to be […]

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Worth it

This year I am trying something new…  I am doing shot put and discus. The training kind of really sucks,  but embrace the burn, right? It feels kind of amazing to be so sore it hurts to sit or lift my arms up. I can’t wait for summer to see what I’m going to look […]

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Love

It is a couple days late for posts on love, but honestly I do not care because in Catholic RCIA class this morning that is what we talked about. It was amazing. Love is an amazing thing. Hate is not the opposite of Love, but using is the opposite of love. It really is a bummer that the English language has only one word for love while the Bible (in Latin) has three different words for it. Each one gets progressively stronger in meaning, and I feel I have a new reason to want to stay pure until I am married (at first it was just out of respect for my future husband, but now it is for God). It is like my eyes have been opened to a whole new light.

Three types of love:

Philos (brotherly love)

Eros (Spousal love)

Agape (unconditional love/ God’s love)

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memories

I miss Turkey. My friends I made there, my family… everything. I can’t wait for another opportunity to go back! (I will go back, I’m determined!)  

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Love

“Love is patient and kind; love does not envy or boast; it is not arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices with the truth. Love bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, and endures all […]

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