The Rose That Grew From Concrete

 Did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete?  Concrete is hard, gray, rough, and if you fall on it, it hurts. Concrete is all around us, in the obstacles we face, in the hardships we go through. It’s there to prevent us from going any farther whether it’s down below…

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Worrying = Waste of Time (Have Hope)

I sometimes surprise myself by how fast I can get over things and I am not sure if that’s good or bad. For the past couple of months I have been stressing and trying to get everything prepared for my study abroad journey. I was fundraising, filling out the tons of paperwork involved, and just…

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Letting Your Flaws Empower You (Sam’s Story)

Special thanks to Sam for letting me share her story 🙂 The speech I gave on Alopecia Areata today… “One year ago, I wouldn’t have had the courage to get up here and speak in front of all of you. In fact, I probably would have gone as far as skipping the class entirely. Public…

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