Transgenders and Face Wash

If you haven’t heard the news, Clean & Clear recently hired Jazz Jennings, a young transgender activist, to be the new spokesperson for their most recent ad campaign, #SeeTheRealMe. This controversial and undoubtedly risky move has the public polarized in both outrage and applause. Furthermore, Jazz’s life is set to air on TLC in a new reality TV…

Whatsoever Things are True: Thoughts on Anxiety

These past two weeks, I found out more than I ever wanted to know about this ill-fitting cloak labeled anxiety. I wore drooping eyes, wrinkled lines of worry, and a thick, blinding, unbearably heavy garment. Many times, I’ve talked with friends about their fears and troubles. I’ve attempted a couple mini intervention sessions. I’ve given pep talks. I’ve given…

Providential Punctuality

Don’t resent where I’ve placed you. Don’t grow anxious in the waiting. Don’t run from under the shadow of my protection. Trust me, my hand is on you. I know exactly where you are and exactly where you’re going. Trust me, you need to be here. Here, is where you will grow. Here, I’m equipping you…