I am frustrated with my sin
my lack of restraint, my apathy towards the thorn in my flesh
the fact that a part of me longs for ignorance above the Truth
Lord I pray that you deliver me not just from evil
but from myself
Babysitting makes me realize how much I can’t wait to have a family. Cleaning, doing dishes, reading books at bedtime, and folding laundry beats school any day.
out of all the aspects of millennial-bashing, i think the one that most confuses me is the “millennials all got trophies as a kid, so now they’re all self-centered narcissists” theory
like— kids are pretty smart, y’all. they can see that every kid on the team gets a trophy and is told they did a good job; they can also see that not every kid on the team deserves a trophy, and not everyone did do a good job
the logical conclusion to draw from this is not “i’m great and i deserve praise”— it’s “no matter how mediocre i am, people will still praise me to make me feel better, so i can’t trust any compliments or accolades i receive”
this is not a recipe for overconfidence and narcissism. it is a recipe for constant self-guessing, low self-esteem, and a distrust of one’s own abilities and skills.
where did this whole “ugh millennials think their so-so work is super great” thing even come from it is a goddamn mystery
college: why am i paying to cry?