Post Grad Life: The Selfish Six

Six months. I’ve been out of school for six months. It’s hard to believe that life in school is now a memory and I can actually use the phrase “when I was in college.” Anyway, my first six months have been successful in my book because I have 2 part-time jobs, a consistent writing schedule, and several excitingContinue reading “Post Grad Life: The Selfish Six”

Unquenched

Love is Drinking water from the mouth of Hades. A liquid flaming gold, Scooped from the river of fire itself. ¯ The lava leaves burning scars on my lips, My soul is but melted rock, Indistinguishable. My insides boil, Bubbling red until The heat, no longer contained Erupts. ¯ Molten tears race down my skin,Continue reading “Unquenched”

Starlit Path

by Leah Jordan Meahl   He told me: “I am the moon.  If you want to make footprints on my surface or bathe in my radiance, First follow the starry path I’ve laid out For you.”   They fell before me, marking the way. On each one I stepped, Leaping and landing on the sparklersContinue reading “Starlit Path”

When Life is Grey, See Blue

After two whole days of nonstop raining, I got into my car on a damp and dismal morning. The grey clouds matched the greyness that had crept into my demeanor. I felt like I was driving in a fog, only seeing the road a few feet in front of me. Attempting to pull myself outContinue reading “When Life is Grey, See Blue”

More than a Writing Conference

Decked in a blazer with a briefcase hanging by my side, I passed a small sign that read “Write2Ignite.” My first writer’s conference. I hoped and prayed for opportunity, knowledge, and experience that waited behind the glass doors. By the end of the conference, I received all and more. Anyone who hopes to hone their craft and bring theirContinue reading “More than a Writing Conference”

Giving God the Time of Day

Today, I am thrilled to announce that my first devotion has been published! ChristianDevotions.us is not only an organization dedicated to sharing God’s Word with the world, but they also pride themselves in helping new writers build a resume. I’m so glad that I was led to submit to them and that they were graciousContinue reading “Giving God the Time of Day”

Post-Grad Life: First Month

Walking across that stage and taking my diploma in hand was one of the most empowering experiences I’ve ever had. Getting a college degree is an accomplishment that not everyone can claim. I can now tell the world that I’m a college graduate, but having said that, the title comes with a little weight. Well,Continue reading “Post-Grad Life: First Month”

Escaping Shadows

By Leah Jordan Meahl     These are the things I’ve come to know, The Sun sets in the west, in the east it will rise, But with abounding light lies a shadow.   When hope dwindles, the spirit sinks below Into a cavern deep, dark, dry. These are the things I’ve come to know.Continue reading “Escaping Shadows”