Markey is a junior at Liberty University where she is studying both English and theatre. Her passions include reading as much as she can, health and fitness, and cooking. She has an enormous love for writing and wants to continue to craft words for the rest of her life.
USING RELIGION TO BYPASS ONE'S FEELINGS?
“If God hasn’t fixed it, you don’t believe enough”
“You’re depressed because you’re a sinner”
“Just pray about it.”
This is Jesus juking, otherwise known as “spiritual bypassing,” a response or knee-jerk reaction some Christians have to someone asking for help. It’s meant to be helpful but...
A SPA DAY AT HOME
Ever since I was a kid, I would kick my mom out of the downstairs and have what we referred to as a “Markey Me Night”. I would watch what I wanted to watch, eat what I wanted to eat, and when that was over,...
The famous line from Fiddler on the Roof states it best, “without our traditions, our lives would be as shaky as a fiddler on the roof”.
Makes sense, right?
Traditions are the glue that binds together family, clans, nations, and people.
But when are traditions outdated? Is it okay to move them...
Boy meets girl.
Boy dates girl.
Boy and girl fall in love.
Boy marries girl.
Boy and girl pretend like they didn’t meet on Tinder.
Is this the new classic love story of our day? Have the days of falling in love at the office or catching someone’s eye at the bar gone? Can...
CLEAN OUT EVERYTHING!!
I wrote this article before I was slammed into self isolation.
Suddenly, everything I have ever owned was in my house for the first time in 3 years.
I had the task of merging my dorm and my childhood bedroom into a welcoming and non-chaotic environment. Not to mention...
Healthy At Any Age
We can all agree that the word ‘self-care’ has been tossed around a few too many times in the past year. Phrases like, “self-care isn’t selfish” and, “self-care = face masks” line the cheesy picture frames in Marshall's or TJ Maxx. However, what is the difference...