I believe in opening the windows on rainy days to hear the sound of drops falling. I believe creativity ignites passion. I believe that white walls were not only intended for hospitals or veterinarian offices. I believe in emotion plus logic. I believe that a mason jar can be used for pretty much everything. I believe that parenting never gets easier, it only changes. I believe that the easy way is not the best way. I believe that facebook has the power to sway our emotions for good and for evil. I believe that no matter how bad it is for them, teen boys need to wear deodorant. I believe that breathing the air of the ocean and hearing the roar of its waves is the cheapest form of therapy. I believe in therapy. I believe there is beauty in everything if we look close enough, from the wrinkles we dislike around our eyes to the endless beige of the desert. I believe in honesty. I believe that the deepest friendships come from sharing both the joys and sorrows of life. I believe that accidentally hitting a key in imessage and leaving a friend with hours of just 3 dots in a bubble on their screen is a form of torture. I believe that mismatched patterns make for the coziest looking beds. I believe in imperfection. I believe that the smell of an old book makes the words that much richer. I believe in stripes. I believe the weirder the better. I believe that truth will set you free. I believe that people can change. I believe that the best memories come from the simplest moments. I believe that tone changes everything. I believe I am exactly where I’m supposed to be. I believe in face to face conversation. I believe in hand-written notes and mail sent with a stamp. I believe that your quirks are the best part of you. I believe that the things that make us the most mad are the things that we need to dive into. I believe your story won’t surprise me, no matter what it involves. I believe His power is made perfect in weakness, not in strength. I believe that you all would be so rad to have coffee with, every single one of you!