Monthly Archives: October 2013
There is a phenomenon that is largely prevalent in my generation and the generations younger than me. It is the overuse and incorrect use of the word love. I think that mass advertising has had a huge impact on this trend. Have you ever stopped to really listen to the garbage coming out of your […]
Lately I have seen a lot of articles on how our culture is fearful of children. There is even a new phobia of pregnant women that has been in the news. Time ran a piece on child free living a while back. All of these articles make me deeply sad for these people. When I […]
I am starting to write my first novel; by hand.
Hello! My name is Alexandra. Most people call me Alex or Alexis, but I prefer Alexandra. No one really cares to ask me my preference, so I gave up on correcting people long ago. I want to tell you my story. I have heard my whole life that I am worthless and that my mom […]
I have learned a lot about writing in the last two days. I have had the most intense days of writing that I have ever experienced. Characters pressed themselves upon me and I had to put pen to page, literally. I have written 36 pages by hand in two days. Not only that, I have […]
I have learned a lot in the three years that I have participated in 40 Days for Life and have prayed outside of Planned Parenthood. The first time that I went, was when I was five months pregnant with my daughter. It actually was not a good experience the first time because someone tried […]