(As seen on Writers Of Elysian) I remember being there. Visiting my youngest sister in her room. Even with the vibrant colors decorating the bed, I could still feel the stone cold walls of her confinement. Seating myself against the wall, I called her over to pin her long, thin black hair into her favorite … Continue reading Are We Ready?
Hello my fellow readers, I know that it’s been a very long time since you’ve heard anything from me and I wanted to let you, as my readers, know what’s been happening in my little corner of the writing world, what to expect, look forward to, and exciting news. But, before I go on, if … Continue reading New season, New stuff
“Natalie! Please! Make it stop, it hurts to much!” my phone read as the screen illuminated, thus throwing shadows against my wall and near my bed. Still awake, my eyes struggled to focus on the text notification in my blackened bedroom. After a few minutes of talking to my friend, giving the best encouragement I … Continue reading When “Yes Lord” means a trial
Five years. I’ve grown up alot since I was diagnosed with autism at the age of 19. I’ve grown in some areas of communication, organization, speaking for myself, etc. but in others, I still struggle. I still feel lost and out of control at times. Of course, that is probably because I was officially diagnosed … Continue reading The Last Five Years
“Mirror mirror, mirror on the wall Tellin those lies, pointing out your flaws That isn’t who you are That isn’t who you are It might be hard to hear, but let me tell you dear If you can see what I can see, I know that you would believe That isn’t who you are There’s … Continue reading You are Priceless
I still remember it. Being on Facebook one day and a video of a little girl popped up on my screen with a "status update" from the Do Hard Things page. "Time for a pep talk" it read. Curious, I clicked on it and the clip came to life. There she was, a little girl … Continue reading Failing and Falling
I had originally written this piece four years ago this June, and I found it last night...hope you enjoy my early attempt at writing One day, I was doing my personal Bible study while listening to Lecrae which was something I had never done before. Now for those of you who had never heard … Continue reading What’s the problem?
Is there a difference between America today and when it was first founded? That difference is shown through the lifestyle of the young people in the twentieth century, because the young people will soon be the consumers of the next generation. When America was first founded, there were only two “groups” of people: children, and adults. But even … Continue reading Teenage expectations
“Don’t get killed tonight, cuz dying it hurts, like putting up a fight” these words were sung by a friend of mine a couple of weeks ago, but what if it was true? What if what we say or even what we don’t say has on effect on someone? Whether positive or negative? In today’s … Continue reading Be a friend, you may save a life
Imagine someone, who we will call Marie, with a group of people just having a good time when she suddenly jumps for no reason. Was she startled? Instead of explaining what happened or asking what it was, she just leaves the group and the situation as fast as she could. But before she gets out of earshot, one … Continue reading Autism: Life without a voice