This is my favorite essay of 2018! the thing leonardo da vinci taught me about living free

This is my favorite essay of 2018! the thing leonardo da vinci taught me about living free

 What my bunny dying taught me about giving people the benefit of the doubt.

What my bunny dying taught me about giving people the benefit of the doubt.

   I can't buy into attempts to define "feminine" or "masculine" with a list of character traits  , partly out of a need to preserve my own sanity.

I can't buy into attempts to define "feminine" or "masculine" with a list of character traits, partly out of a need to preserve my own sanity.

 Courage doesn’t have to be flashy.

Courage doesn’t have to be flashy.

 You gave me the confidence to stand at the front of classes as a new student and explain my mark - to allow the other kids to ask questions. You taught me how people make fun of what they fear and they fear what they don't know and I had the power to help them to know.

You gave me the confidence to stand at the front of classes as a new student and explain my mark - to allow the other kids to ask questions. You taught me how people make fun of what they fear and they fear what they don't know and I had the power to help them to know.

 how i helped save a boy’s life and later regretted it.

how i helped save a boy’s life and later regretted it.

 WHAT THIS UNFINISHED PAINTING REMINDED ME ABOUT MY FAITH

WHAT THIS UNFINISHED PAINTING REMINDED ME ABOUT MY FAITH

 ON GIVING MYSELF GRACE

ON GIVING MYSELF GRACE

 WE WANT BEAUTY, WE ARE ATTRACTED TO BEAUTY, BUT DO WE EVEN KNOW WHAT IT IS?

WE WANT BEAUTY, WE ARE ATTRACTED TO BEAUTY, BUT DO WE EVEN KNOW WHAT IT IS?

 i’m done feeling guilty about not feeling something about everything

i’m done feeling guilty about not feeling something about everything

 PASSING BY WHAT YOU WANT AND TRUSTING WHAT GOD HAS WAITING FOR YOU.

PASSING BY WHAT YOU WANT AND TRUSTING WHAT GOD HAS WAITING FOR YOU.

 On Being Okay With not doing all of the things

On Being Okay With not doing all of the things