Life Isn’t Like a Nicholas Sparks Movie

Literally 10 minutes ago, one of my good friends sent me a link to an article that I think everyone needs to read. As a college student, seeing all of the different relationships and the strength of each is very disconcerting. The blog “My Marriage Wasn’t Meant To Be” by Matt Walsh describes why many relationships fail nowadays–our relationships are a choice, not a destiny. I encourage you to check out the blog. It’s worth the read.

Click here to read “My Marriage Wasn’t Meant To Be.”

Social Media Detox

Okay, I know that as of late I haven’t been updating my blog as frequently as I should. As final exams and the end of the semester are approaching, I once again found my free time being eaten away by 30 page papers and group presentations. Realizing that I needed to be more productive, I tried a social media experiment.

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Xi Love and All Mine


Yep, I’m a sorority girl. If someone were to have told me five years ago that I would be in a sorority, I probably would not have believed them.

At my school, formal sorority recruitment is in the fall. I wasn’t that interested in Greek life when I arrived as a freshman, so I joined a bunch of other clubs like the literary magazine, professional organizations and the like. But as my freshman year progressed, I felt as though something was…missing. I decided to go through spring recruitment just to see what it was all about, and I received a bid from Alpha Xi Delta sorority.

When I first joined, I really did not know what I was getting myself into. I knew that there were philanthropy events, socials and chapter meetings, but I did not realize how much work was put into the sorority.

I also did not realize that I would be meeting some of my best friends.

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