Little Omran.

I know a lot of you on my timeline will say to "stop looking at this." Or "stop sharing such evil and heartbreaking things." But I am here to remind you all that just because you scroll past these things or choose to ignore them does not mean that they do not happen. This is... Continue Reading →


An Open Letter to Incoming College Freshmen.

Dear incoming college freshman,  First off CONGRATULATIONS on getting accepted into your choice of college and surviving highschool. These next nine months are going to be filled with laughter, sleepless nights, countless hours of study sessions, tears, long drives home, getting lost, eating mac and cheese for two weeks straight, parties, keg stands, your first... Continue Reading →

Plans Far Greater Than Our Own.

  Life as a college student can be tricky and stressful. I often find myself feeling trapped and questioning my future. Am I making the right choices? Taking the right classes? Is this the right major for me? Am I spending my time wisely? Where are my priorities?  Whenever I feel overwhelmed I like to look... Continue Reading →

Age Gaps. 

   I remember sitting in Mrs. Roberts Spanish class during fourth hour my Sophomore year of high school. It was the day that my mom and stepdad were finding out the gender of their first baby together. As soon as the class bell rang I heard my name being called over the intercom to come... Continue Reading →

Ashlyn in Progress 

I have recently changed my blog's name from "ashlynsully" to "AshlynInProgress."  There are a multitude of reasons for the change and they go as follows in no particular order:  1.) I have been living a lie. I have been portraying my life to others falsely. I have been portraying myself as having my shit together... Continue Reading →

Beyond Blessed.

I am on cloud nine this morning! God is so good. I awoke this morning to my cell phone ringing with a number that I did not recognize. Upon answering I heard the familiar voice of Sheelu, the director of financial aide at Wichita State University. Sheelu first invited me into her office back in... Continue Reading →

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