I find that most people (myself included) are immersed in our electronic devices on a daily basis. However, I feel better when I unplug from my devices every once in a while. One of the best ways that I unplug is by taking a walk around my neighborhood. Doing this and observing the scenery give me a deeper appreciation for God and His creation. Physically, mentally, and emotionally, I feel better when I go walking.
Once when I was out walking, I realized that God did not make us to live in a virtual world. If He really wanted us to live in a virtual world, He would have every right to create one. But He didn't. And that's saying somet
We all have storms in our lives that we go through. Whether it’s the loss of a loved one or the rough transition to adulthood, no one can admit that they won’t go through any storms in life. But who or what will you turn to when times of trouble happen? Maybe it’s your favorite sport. Or maybe junk food. Or your electronic devices (as it has been the case with me). But, as I have learned from reading the Bible and my life experience, nothing and no one except Jesus can bring us out of these hardships and heal our hurt. If we have put our trust in Jesus as our Lord and Savior, He will guide us through these storms.
If anyone has lost a loved one, I understand how you feel. My paternal grandfather died a year before today. I see text messages about happy memories go back and forth between my family members, but I don't want to be reminded of my pappap's passing. I don't want to feel any emotional pain. I also have college midterms, so I only have so much time, and I feel like I don't have enough time to deal with the emotional pain.
Often, I try to hide my grief by acting sarcastic, moody, and sometimes snarky. However, I feel that art can be an healthy outlet to express my true feelings. I have a drawing that I'm currently working on. I go to a