The Librarian

There is a librarian who organizes fluttering memories. The birds fly in with ebony words smeared on their wings and they always soar with more questions than answers; her thoughts are dust-covered dancers twirling behind crumbling books locked in skyscraper-shelves; she told me to look for your book yesterday and I peeled it open and…

3 Days 3 Quotes Challenge [Day 1]

Thank you to Shunnom for nominating me for this amazing challenge. I believe in archiving memories and words and keeping legacies alive; this challenge is one tangible way to do that. The following quotes are a few of my own that I feel compelled to share. Feel free to comment below on your thoughts, ideas, or…

The Science of Childhood Stories [And What They Do To Your Mind]

Childhood stories are proven to affect brain development. Yes, that means you are more likely to be brighter than the average person if your parents followed the tradition of reading you nightly bedtime stories. Whether you grew up on Disney fairytale stories, picture books, or classic tales, you have expanded your imagination on a neurological…

Do You Have a Mortal or Immortal Mindset? (Telling the Difference)

Every day is a pervasive reminder of our own mortality. The reason I was not able to post this weekend was due to the fact that, within the span of a couple days, I celebrated someone's birthday and attended another person's funeral. When I left the funeral Sunday, the idea of my own mortality buried…