S: Alyssa Paige Laborde Senior 2013
BC: "Everyone and everything is interconnected in this universe. Stay pure of heart and you will see the signs. Follow the signs, and you will uncover your destiny."
FC: A | Alyssa Paige Laborde
3: Alyssa | Senior 2013
5: "You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them." - Desmond Tutu
7: "Other things may change us, but we start and end with the family." -Anthony Brandt
10: "Family faces are magic mirrors. Looking at people who belong to us, we see the past, present, and future." -Gail Lumet Buckley
12: You will find that in your darkest moments, your most difficult struggles, when you are most vulnerable and fully exposed, it is then your hidden treasures will emerge. You will discover the true spirit within you and begin to see life in a whole new light, each and every step you take is a step towards something beautiful.
13: There will come a day when things fall into place. Until then, hold on to what makes sense and have faith in the things that don't. In time, you will see that everything in your life eventually ties together. During the most trying moments, bright stars will have filled the empty spaces, revealing the times when your angels were closest to you, guiding you along your journey. In the end, you'll have a beautiful string of events that make up the journey that was planned for you, highlighting all of the stars that you encountered along the way. Keep it together, Don't let go!
17: "Home is the most popular, and will be the most enduring of all earthly establishments." -Channing Pollock | We may not have it all together, but together we have it all
20: Take a moment to reflect on all that has transpired in your life, and be grateful. It is the journey that has made you who you are today, shown you love, and compassion, given you strength, and courage, and has introduced you to your closest friends. The journey is not always smooth, and it's surely not always easy, but every step along the road is a step closer to your next blessing, your next miracle. There's something incredible right around the corner, just waiting for you to stumble upon it.
21: in the little things, I love camping