Hope :: When Peace is Possible

Merriam-Webster describes peace as “freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions”. I agree. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t still negative events in or aspects to our lives. It doesn’t mean we never have “disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions”. I know we wish that was the case. It would make life much moreContinue reading “Hope :: When Peace is Possible”

Hope :: Introduction

Hi, everyone! Whether or not this is your first time reading one of my posts, I wanted to take this time to introduce myself and my website/blog. Who I Am My name is Brittany Stonestreet. I’m the middle child and only daughter in my family. Both of my brothers are married; one has a sonContinue reading “Hope :: Introduction”

Hope :: New Beginnings

I promise, not every post is going to be about my move to Boston and starting school, but it’s my life right now. I’ve learned posts are more relatable if I use real life. So, anywhoodle, I’ve got a lot of new beginnings happening right now. New apartment, new school, new city, new everything… OrContinue reading “Hope :: New Beginnings”

Hope :: Time Flies

You know that saying, “Time flies when you’re having fun?” It also flies when you have deadlines. Obviously I’ve been radio silent for a few weeks. If you read my latest “Hope” blog post, you’ll know I was having a silent spell so I could get ready and move to Boston. I’m here! I madeContinue reading “Hope :: Time Flies”

Hope :: When it Rains…

I feel like most of this summer has been rain, lots of thunderstorms, and just a few “sunshiny” days. As I write this, it’s pouring rain outside and has done so all day long. There’s an old adage that says, “When it rains it pours…” It’s in reference to the storms of life, and IContinue reading “Hope :: When it Rains…”

Hope :: Things Change

Hello, beautiful readers! I know I’ve written a similar post before, but I honestly figure it’s never a bad idea to talk about change. For me, a lot is changing very quickly. In less than a month, I’m moving to Boston to begin my Master’s Degree in Publishing and Writing. I’ll have a new apartmentContinue reading “Hope :: Things Change”

Hope :: The Ups and Downs

I don’t know about you, but my life is always a series of ups and downs. And I don’t mean the kiddie rides. I mean the full-blown roller coasters that I refuse to ride because… death. Life can be exhausting. It can hurt. We can have all these great things happen. Then one bad thingContinue reading “Hope :: The Ups and Downs”

Hope :: Daily Purpose

Sometimes we get in ruts. Life seems to pass us by. I remember when I first started working at a church… Months passed by and I realized I was basically surviving Sunday to Sunday. It was as if Sunday was the only important part of the week and the rest of the time was simplyContinue reading “Hope :: Daily Purpose”

Hope :: When Procrastination is Bad

Okay! So I’ve written before about how procrastination can be a good thing. Not necessarily the act itself, but that sometimes it’s okay to take a break when you need it. Now I’m going to write about the flip side. If you are a regular reader of mine, you’ll realize that this post is aContinue reading “Hope :: When Procrastination is Bad”