Just Keepin It Real 

Dresses, colors, appointments, emails, phone calls; sometimes I feel like these are all I can think about in this season of being engaged. But, yesterday I had a mini epiphany. While engagement is a season of its own, it is also a season of transition in so many ways. With this awareness my newest challenge …

I Froze This New Year

Beginning the new year in a place of escape was fantastic. It was so good to get away. I found while I was vacationing at the end of the holiday season, away from my peers, parties, socializing and all the hype, a new year meant more. Any resolutions I felt inclined to make, and realizations …

Noel, Noel

It's Christmas . . . the season where everyone wants to gather; everyone wants to celebrate and be cheerful. We want to bake cookies, sing songs, and spend time with family. But then, reality kicks in. There's the stress of coordinating schedules, tension between family members, bad traffic and our wallets get emptier and emptier  …

“I’ll be there for yooouuu”

"I'll be there for yoouuu" The title of my favorite TV show; my favorite group of people; people that are no longer  in my life; people that may be the closest thing we have to family; or people who fill in the blanks of our lives and make it fuller. I want to talk about …

Stop Telling Me It’s “Just a season”

I've written and rewritten this post 3 different times. Each time I think, "this is it". I think this time is actually it. I've been learning a lot the past two weeks, some of it easier to take than the rest. In my fight with this post, the struggle has been that I want to …

Wake up, Cinderella

•Now Cinderella, don't you go to sleep - It's such a bitter form of refuge. Don't you know the kingdom's under siege? And everybody needs you• I've never thought that Killers lyrics would be a way that I would hear from God. (Besides the fact that they are extremely, beautifully gifted by God to make …

Work Of Art

Sometimes I forget that I am a work in progress. It would be much easier to think, "Look.... I feel like I'm doing pretty good here, life is great, what else do I need?" But lets not be delusional - I am no where near the point of perfection, or even "lookin good". Maybe on …