Photos by Michelle Wingard The Joy of Waiting I’m learning to enjoy the wait; to enjoy not knowing what’s next. I’m learning that maybe dreams evolve into hopes yet seen, and the path toward hope has curves and swerves rather than a straight course. Perhaps life is not a series of milestones to collect … More The Joy of Waiting
“To become a joyful adult, one must grow in experience and wisdom while not losing one’s childlike wonder.” –Allison Trowbridge, Author of Twenty-Two Cover photo by Michelle Wingard Today is my last day as a 22-year-old! That’s so crazy! I’ve learned a LOT this year. My word for this year is “courage,” and I feel … More 22 Lessons From My Twenty-Second Year
Disclaimer: This post is part of The Open Letter Collective, and is written by a friend or anonymous contributor. All posts written by Lauren Smith will be signed with her green signature. Dear child of divorce, You grew up in a different kind of normal. Your normal is waking up, and trying to remember whose … More An Open Letter to A Child of Divorce
Disclaimer: This post is a part of The Open Letter Collective, and is written by a friend or anonymous contributor. All posts written by Lauren Smith will be signed off with her green signature. An open letter to the one who hurt me, Through the power you manipulated over me, you robbed me of my … More An Open Letter to The One Who Hurt Me
The Honest Pursuit is 1 year old! Happy Tuesday sweet friends! I’m so excited to announce that The Honest Pursuit blog is turning 1 year old this Saturday, May 26th! It has been such a fun first year writing and discovering more about myself through this blog. I am so thankful for the comments … More 1st Birthday of THP & GIVEAWAY news!
“Authenticity is the daily practice of letting go of who we think we should be and embracing who we are.” –Brené Brown (Cover image by Michelle Wingard) Identity (noun): a) sameness of essential or generic character in different instances (Merriam-Webster) b) the fact of being who or what a person or thing is (Oxford) c) … More Let’s Talk About It: Identity