Hurtling toward the inevitable future.
This week’s diary from Caitlin, who says, “Angry at my technology usage!”
She makes me want to be a different kind of person. Read More »
Tomorrow my dreams will come true. Read More »
It’s safe to say that tensions are a little high in my house right now. Read More »
everyone’s writing is so beautiful. Marah’s entry really touched me, her writing is quite poetic at times yet she has such excellent control over it. I look forward to seeing more of her beautiful writing in the future!
lilly makes me wish even more that i had picked up a sport when i was younger!!! hope the tryouts go well <3
Ahhh Britney I’m so happy for you and you are beautiful and amazing and remember that she loves you just the way you are ;)
Marah, thank you for giving me perspective and humanizing the conflict in Syria with stories and moments, not facts and news articles that only seem to distance us (North Americans and other developed, peaceful countries) and reminding me that although I may complain about my upcoming exams, it is really a privelige.
and Lilly, your diaries so far have really intrigued me because you are so different from who I am and it’s interesting to get this different POV.
Good luck on the exams, Marah!
Fuck, I hope Marah is okay.
Lilly you better woooooork you got this, girl :)
Britney, I’m glad you are happy!! Remember that you’re amazing, remember that for yourself.
Again, thank you for sharing your vulnerability with us, Marah. For all my life I’m not going to forget your diaries. Wishing you good luck!!
Britney you deserve to be happy <3
Marah your courage is unbelievable and you inspire me to look at the big picture every day.
Lilly I hope you made the team and if you didn't, that you're satisfied you did your best. You picked a good time to come here (ireland) for once it's not raining! Hope you have a magical time !
“Nothing is perfect, but everything is better.” I really liked that line Britney like really a lot a lot wow. I think I understand that feeling.
Britney, your entry made me smile. Beautifully written and it felt really hopeful to me.
I am always amazed by Marah’s writing. It’s so clear and controlled, yet filled with so much feeling. Beautiful.
I’m so happy that Marah is persevering and continuing with all her plans despite the crisis. Many others have dropped out of school or probably would not have taken such a risk, but I’m so proud of her for doing it anyway. Thank you for valuing your education, and thank you for seeing hope for yourself despite your seemingly hopeless surroundings. It is youth with courage and big dreams that will pick the country back up when this is all over. As long as there are people who refuse to give up, we are not truly lost.
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