A few months ago, I asked God for direction in regard to my purpose and calling. He gave me a picture of a sun rising. Although I didn't yet understand the meaning of this at the time, something about the image of that sunrise sat well with me. There was a peace in knowing what … Continue reading Waiting To Be Wanted
I just wrapped up my last day working with the beautiful children of Battle Creek where I offered home based care as a Certified Trauma Practitioner (CTP). Upon reflecting, I think back to my first week. As I looked through the file of one of my first clients, I learned about his abuse, the suicide … Continue reading Shame
Standing at the end of 2017 was somewhat scary to me as I peered into 2018 and all of it's uncertainty. However, I would soon learn that fear is not the opposite of faith, but rather the prerequisite. I know that I am called to Nashville, Tennessee towards the middle of the year. I have … Continue reading Adventure
My favorite part of Christmas time is the aspect of generosity - so much giving and so much receiving. I don't know about you, but personally, I fancy whimsy quite a bit. In fact, I absolutely live for moments of extravagance. When I love a person, it becomes so powerful inside of my being that I HAVE … Continue reading Humility
I went on an incredible date tonight. I am talking two hours of driving to pick me up and take me home (yes, he walked me to my door). Of course there was dinner and even a home-made punny card with a cute "first date gift" (thoughtful and original). He built a putt putt golf … Continue reading You are worthy of pursuit.
When I was 12 I started saving up babysitting money to build an orphanage overseas. Somewhere between 12 and 18 I realized that America is in more trouble than Africa in a lot of ways. So I decided I would counsel, write books, and speak on stages in hopes to strengthen this country. I've always been … Continue reading Why I Stopped Dreaming of Changing the World
This post is not meant to bash Tinder or the people who use it. I do not think it's wrong to be on Tinder and I don't judge anyone who is. I actually met two different guys through this app who are both included in the list of my top closest friends. But I think … Continue reading Why I got off Tinder