Name: Alyssa. I am incredibly human; flawed, terminal, and plagued with The Condition. My goal is honesty, both in my flaws and in the grace that showed me how little they matter.

So here are my fragments.

My Stuff ll More of My Stuff ll Me

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it.

The real heroes anyway aren’t the people doing things; the real heroes are the people noticing things, paying attention.

We must be willing to let go of the life we planned so as to have the life that is waiting for us.

There are three things all wise men fear: the sea in storm, a night with no moon, and the anger of a gentle man.

To hell with them. Nothing hurts if you don’t let it.

If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.

Are you scared? Or are you not ready? There is a difference.


mean reds / the quietness and the proud look of it

Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys.