Reason to Celebrate!

“Remember to celebrate milestones as you prepare for the road ahead.” — Nelson Mandela One of my friends posted something on her Facebook around the end of the year that stopped my mindless scrolling and stunned me a little. It was a simple but profound question: "What is one thing from the last year that … Continue reading Reason to Celebrate!

Trust & Obey

Imagine being nine months pregnant and living on the third floor of your apartment in humid and hot Texas. Carrying groceries, nine months pregnant, up to that third floor apartment. The smell of drugs is unmistakable from one of the doors you have to walk by. Another door opens EVERY. SINGLE. TIME you walk by … Continue reading Trust & Obey

You Get to Choose

My mind has been replaying this sentence over and over this week: "You get to choose." We make choices ALL DAY LONG. Before our day even begins, we have a choice of how we are going to start the day. Are we going to go to bed on time or stay up later than we … Continue reading You Get to Choose

2020

It's 2020! Can you even believe it? I love the start of a new year. Everyone has fresh hope and vision. There's nothing magical about 12 am on New Year's Eve, but there is something important about how you end one season and enter into another. 2019 was a good, hard, character-building year for me. … Continue reading 2020