I thought I was over you.

Somedays your words leave me crying at night. Sometimes I question who I am because of all the negative words you have whispered. Somedays I am brave. Somedays I feel like I can’t speak over a whisper. Sometimes I wonder if I am beautiful, you told me that I wasn’t. When I start to feel…

The Great Divide: How Do We Build A Bridge?

  I have spent the past two weeks pretty angry and disappointed. I would be lying if I told you the things going on in Ferguson did not affect me in someway. I have read a lot of blog posts coming from different angles, I have researched and watched lectures from professionals on the subject…

What’s Mom Got To Do With It?

In one of my previous blog posts I touched on my relationship with my mom. Feel free to read that one first and then come back to this post. I have realized that Mom has to do with my whole life. Mom laid down pursuing her dreams to awaken the dreamer in me. Mom made $10,000 her…

How I got Interrupted.

I have been at an critical place in my young adult life. This book review will be a filled with my journey and how Jen Hatmaker’s books wrecked me. I had spent a month in Rwanda in 2010 and a month in Thailand in 2011. Seeing the love for Christ people had overseas shook me….

Style by Thrift

Okay if you know me well, you know that I love getting a good deal. I bargain shop all the time. In fact about 90% of my clothes are from the thrift store. I love walking out of the store with a bag full of stuff knowing that I scored. Simple steps that I use…

Dear Mike Brown

I never knew you but I know of you now. Unfortunately, the circumstances by which I have come to know your name are tragic. You lost your life. While I don’t know the whole story or if you were in the wrong or right, I feel for your family. Your mother, her grief and her…

I Didn’t Run Away

In jr. high I had a conflict with this girl at church. There was so much drama surrounding it. I hated it. I hated facing my “giants” as my mom would call it. If an issue has occurred with someone, I would rather go away, take some time off, or not see them anymore. My…