A Secular Psalm

For an assignment in creative nonfiction I had to piece phrases together from separate works to create a somewhat cohesive narrative. I thought I’d try combining a few lines from hymns with modern lyrics that allude to faith. The 1975 – If I Believe You The Avett Brothers – True Sadness JAY Z, Kanye West, Frank Ocean – No … Continue reading A Secular Psalm

Pride and Entitlement

I’ve been reflecting on a podcast I listened to the other night about how entitlement and pride can make us miserable and incapable of joy. I tried summarizing what I took from it, but I think it’s said best in this quote: “A joyous life receives everything as a gift. A miserable life is that … Continue reading Pride and Entitlement