Two Girls Who Gave Up Their Existence

I am no longer human, merely another number. Nothing more than cattle, to be done with as they see fit. My face is invisible; all that matters is the string of digits tattooed on my skin—this is me, I am theirs. This is my identity, this is my prison. Do I exist? Am I alive? …

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How I’ve Come To Grips With NOT Being Normal

"I read your last blog and what you said about being sixteen and asking yourself 'why do I have to have my beliefs?' resonated with me. I'd love to read how you came to terms with having certain beliefs or convictions that limit you from living the 'normal American' life. Assuming that you have come …

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“I Expected To Fail” The Story Behind My Passport

I first applied for my passport about three years ago, expecting to be denied. That's not to say I didn't plan to ever get my passport. I just thought it was a worthless pursuit. At this point in my life, I was ready to be done with the identity of "not existing" and simply apply …

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Who Is This Blog For?

Primarily, I am writing for: Those without social security numbers, state birth certificates, or other government documents. My goal is to provide encouragement and education for navigating the system legally while remaining true to one's convictions. This blog will be both for those who live "under the grid" for religious reasons and as well as …

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