Reflecting Life : A Blog

Collection of writing by Alyssa Dundas

The True Magic of Christmas

The True magic of christmas December 22nd, 2018 As I lay in the comfort of my home, surrounded by family during the holiday season, I can’t help but feel warm. This is one of my favorite times of the year, ...

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The Language of Love

The Language of Love October 26th, 2018 On a late Thursday night I decided to watch a romantic high school movie. Of course, it was filled will drama, confusion, laughs, and love. Though as I watched, I actually enjoyed it. ...

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The Art of Silent Commotion

The art of silent commotion October 2nd, 2018 As important as it is to find someone you can talk to, it’s just as crucial to find someone you can sit in silence with; have a shared sense of comfortability. The ...

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A Beautiful Connection

A Beautiful Connection September 25th, 2018 As I rode the bus into work, tired, dazed and a bit confused, the morning rush began to engulf the persona of everyone it surrounded. It's early, most people are going somewhere they don't ...

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A Wish No One Should Make

A wish no one should make September 12th, 2018 I'm beginning to fear death. Not because of what may happen after but because of what hasn't happened before. You never know when your time may be up. And it's not ...

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Fleeting Moments of Time

Fleeting Moments of Time June 3rd, 2018 I think learning how to be alone is crucial in beginning the journey of understanding yourself and the relationships you surround yourself with. As I learn to balance loneliness and self-love I begin ...

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The Power of A Single Moment

The Power of a Single Moment May 9th, 2018 To the woman that noticed me today. Thank you. As I sat in a coffee shop facing the window, I alone, worked on my laptop. The shop was full of people, ...

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A Little Reminder

A Little Reminder May 9th, 2018 I am happy. In this moment I am happy. I write this only to engrave the feeling into existence. This way, if I feel like happiness is too far for me to reach, it’s ...

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My Greatest Idea.

my greatest idea. April 12th, 2018 I have fallen in love with the idea of you. Every word you write, every opinion you preach. You inspire me to continue my passions. To fight, and be the vocal person I am. ...

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The Dark Corners

The Dark Corners March 28th, 2018 You know when you’re vacuuming and you can’t seem to reach the dirt that is deep in the corners of a room. So you just vacuum over it, knowing it did nothing but move ...

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I’m Trying.

I'm Trying. March 24th, 2018 I hate that I long for friendship, but pride myself so much on being strong and independent. I hate that I can’t be vulnerable. I hate that I can’t trust. I hate that I desire ...

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Lay Me Down

Lay Me Down March 16th, 2018 I fall in love so easily and I'm grateful to have love, of all things, be my Achilles' heel. Should I be pained for loving too soon, at least I loved. If I gained ...

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A Shared Awareness

A shared Awareness March 16th, 2018 I don't like that I feel a lot of love from a lot of people, but still feel lonely. I wish the people that had the urge to like and comment on my posts ...

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No Such Thing as a One Man Hero

No Such Thing as a One Man Hero February 22nd, 2018 Sometimes the world can be depressing. When you hear, read, and see the horrific corners of the world, you can sometimes feel stuck; sick. I know I do. You ...

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I’m okay. I’m getting there.

I'm okay. I'm getting there. February 21st, 2018 Sometimes I find myself having a moment of happiness and then having a moment of sadness. I’m not too sure what it is. Every moment seems to be different, caused by other ...

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Ready.Set.Go!

Ready.Set.Go! January 30, 2018 Why do we hesitate when we want to initiate a conversation? Why do we second guess? What is it that we fear so much that we end up never even hearing the person’s voice we so ...

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What Do I Have To Lose?

What do I have to Lose? January 20th, 2018 I’m not too sure why I’ve created this page. I figured maybe it would be good for me, whether someone reads it or not. I need to give my thoughts a ...

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Alyssa Kinahan-Dundas