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The Christmas Story.

Anyone who knows me is aware of my obsession with this time of year. I am a self-proclaimed Christmas-holic. Holiday season fanatic. Honestly, once November 1st rolls around I immediately fill my atmosphere with Christmas music and the Hallmark Channel. Eggnog is always on deck… Read More

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Living Single.

Once upon a time, there was a twenty-four year old woman who still felt like a little girl. From an outsider’s perspective, this woman was clearly in the midst of adulthood: working full time while also pursuing her college degree; exerting independence through paying her… Read More

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Dear God: A Daughter’s Plea.

Dear Papa, I’m am feeling so anxious today: heart beating fast, fidgety, indecisive, impulsive… when I feel this anxious I make the mistake of trying to erase the feeling through spending and instant gratification: today’s purchases are detailing the interior of my car and buying… Read More

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Be Still.

Be still and know that I AM GOD; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth! – Psalms 46: 10 It was not too long ago that I used to swell up with pride when someone would take notice… Read More

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Dream Chaser.

He called a little child to him, and placed the child among them. And he said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven” – Matthew 18:3-4 It’s amazing how someone as extraordinary… Read More

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Who You Gonna Call?

Normally, whenever anyone mentions anything haunted I respond with an eye roll. Sure, I love the thrill of experiencing the different haunted houses and mazes during the Halloween season…but do I really think ghosts are randomly floating around houses and mazes terrorizing people? Nope. I… Read More

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Authentic Self.

Confidence was not a consistent presence in my life. For a long time, confidence occurred is sporadic little bursts of pride and self-amazement that warmed me during moments of societal success and achievement. You know, high school and college graduations, getting birthday shout-outs and close… Read More

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The Birth of Confidence.

Confidence is not something we are born with. It is something gained. Confidence is something we breathe in and let settle within us. It is something that we have to have faith in and constantly tend to… And confidence can be fragile, sensitive, and unsteady. If we let it.… Read More

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Tricky Guilt.

We all have habitual characteristics that others identify us with. Some people only wear a certain color. There are people who have a unique laugh that can only be theirs. For me, I have a habit of saying “sorry”… even when I am not sorry.… Read More