• Emerald commented on the post, bricks 5 years, 12 months ago

    I pulled into the neighborhood in my shitty old Volkswagon Beetle and was embarrassed I had even come. I could never be with him. He was well off, living in this huge, glamorous brick mansion, and I lived in an apartment with three roommates.

  • Emerald commented on the post, terrain 6 years ago

    I take another step up the mountain, planting m spiked shoe into the gravel and using my knee as an anchor to pull myself up. How did my girlfriend convince me this was a good idea to get some exercise? This was too much for my frail body to handle. I lost my balance and fell. The last thing I felt was the rock, scorching from the pounding sun,…[Read more]

  • Emerald commented on the post, terrain 6 years ago

    I take another step, planting my spiked boot into the ground and anchoring my knee to hoist myself up. How did she convince me to go hiking? This rugged terrain was just too much for my frail body to handle. I collapsed, and the last thing I could feel was the burning hot rock against my forehead.

  • Emerald commented on the post, experience 6 years, 2 months ago

    Every experience is special. Every experience is important.. not just the good ones. Failing teaches you that things don’t just work themselves out. You need to make it work. Losing shows to that you need learn to get back up and hope again, because things will knock you down and you can’t let them keep you there. Pain is important, because it…[Read more]

  • Emerald commented on the post, lord 6 years, 2 months ago

    Lord. Our Father. Is He real? This idea of an over-arching figure that protects us from all harm and grants us eternal life, all under just one condition: we believe in Him despite not having any evidence of His existence. Why would He create a creature designed to define existence as what can be sensed by the body, and then expect it to go…[Read more]