art, Family, God, Motivation, Writings

Level Up Your Faith

What LEVEL are you on? I had some issues with my housing situation in which I needed to move, but my landlord said if I broke my lease he would take me to court and sue me. I tried everything to get out of the situation: spoke to a lawyer, called code enforcement, and even… Continue reading Level Up Your Faith

Friendship, Personal Thoughts, Writings

The Reason for Brotherhood (or Sisterhood)

For years I never had male friends. I went through my adolescence with only one male friend and everything else revolved around my girlfriend at the time. I didn't know the importance of a brother, someone who you connect with for no other reason but for their existence. As the eldest child of both of… Continue reading The Reason for Brotherhood (or Sisterhood)

God, Inspiration, Life, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Theme of 2017: The Listener

Each year, instead of resolutions, I have started to have overarching themes for myself. These are concepts that I want to develop throughout the year to become a better me. The past year was dedicated to faith and trusting God. My theme for 2017 is to listen. There are thousands of books written about speaking,… Continue reading Theme of 2017: The Listener

Inspiration, Interesting Reads, Personal Thoughts, Quotations, Reflections, Writings

Next on the Bucket List: Be Continuously Autodidactic

I've had an interesting time and relationship with school. I love the atmosphere. I love the people. I love the concept, but I never seem to have enough time to do everything I need. I would try an sit in the library after finally finding the one book that felt right and it would be… Continue reading Next on the Bucket List: Be Continuously Autodidactic

God, Inspiration, Life, Love, Music, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Thankful for the Day

I am thankful for today. I am thankful for the yesterdays that taught me lessons. I am thankful for tomorrows that will bring me wisdom. I am thankful for the people I don't know yet. I am thankful for the loves that haven't engrained their mark in my heart and the ones that did. I… Continue reading Thankful for the Day

Blogging, Life, Personal Thoughts, Reflections

Maturity Sneaks Up On You

It's interesting how certain habits and traits start to sneak up on you. The older I've gotten, the more I have gone from sleeping in every Saturday Morning from partying every Friday Night, to waking up Saturdays with a purpose. Not like I still get ANYTHING done on Saturdays, but it's a start. It's progress.… Continue reading Maturity Sneaks Up On You

Blogging, God, Interesting Reads, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Today’s Post: Coexistence with God

Today, I wanted to write about something very personal to me. Yet, it's very opinionated so I decided to put it on my second home, The Classroom. Just like academia is a home for liberal thought*, The Classroom is where I talk about all things culture, art, music, philosophy, religion, relationships, and random musings. It's… Continue reading Today’s Post: Coexistence with God

Blogging, Inspiration, Life, Reflections, Writings

Black & Depressed Pt. 2

This is part 2 of a series. If you have not read the first one. Please catch up here.This is dedicated to anyone struggling with mental health issues. This is my story. You are not alone. Don't give up! NOTE: I am not a mental health expert. I spent years studying psychology but abnormal psychology… Continue reading Black & Depressed Pt. 2

God, Life, Personal Thoughts, Reflections, Writings

Black & Depressed Pt. 1

This post is dedicated to each person struggling with depression. You are not alone and don't give up. NOTE: First and foremost, I want to make clear that I am not a mental health expert. I spent years studying psychology but abnormal psychology was not my main focus. If you are having suicidal thoughts, please… Continue reading Black & Depressed Pt. 1

Reflections, Video Games

Wii U and Nintendo Success Plan (Without the NX)

Nintendo has always been my first love. I remember the mystery of discovering Mewtwo and going to school the next day telling everyone I saw. I remember the hours in a dark room with my best friend and his little brother playing smash brothers until 2am. The hours playing Super Mario 64 and The Legend of Zelda, over the… Continue reading Wii U and Nintendo Success Plan (Without the NX)