the state of being happy.
We often find hope from struggle, and growth from ashes. We must take notice to times when we find ourselves in this state of happy. Lean in. Listen to where you are growing.
I find happiness in the simplicity of life being good to me and leaning into how I can position myself better to receive more of that.
the accomplishment of an aim or purpose.
Feeling the soil beneath your feel and the ability to journey into knowing oneself can be one of the best achievements possible. This has been a struggle with me, questioning and re questioning my identity over and over again. But my success has been sitting with myself long enough to know the person God created me to be.
Composer. Painter. Author.
Christian. Gay. Human.
the state of undergoing pain, distress, or hardship.
Suffering is a state I am familiar with. I have fought myself, battled against churches, and warred against God.
Reconciling my sexuality and my faith has not been an easy feat but it has been the greatest adventure I could have ever taken. And it's a journey I am still navigating!
I, truly, know how much suffering can pay off. And it will.
I have a marytry complex.