Strength in Reaching Out

It was 3PM on the 4th of July as I plopped onto the couch of my apartment, exhausted. I had spent the morning practicing Pilates and part of me was good with what I had accomplished for the day. I told myself that I didn’t need to have plans for the 4th,. I didn’t need… Continue reading Strength in Reaching Out

What’s Holding You Back?

Fear. That question has always been easy for me to answer because from a young age, I knew that I felt fear. It’s that heart-pounding, anxiety-ridden, palms sweating feeling and it is a feeling that has become far too familiar in my life. What do fear? Well besides the fear of monsters and serial killers… Continue reading What’s Holding You Back?

The Act of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving used to be my least favorite holiday. I was never a fan of the food and there were no costumes or presents or egg-hiding rabbits.That only redeeming quality of Thanksgiving was the fact that is was a reminder that Christmas was a mere month away. Luckily, I have gained a better appreciation for the… Continue reading The Act of Thanksgiving

You Are What You Say You Are

I was in church last Sunday and the lead pastor of my church Erwin McManus was speaking a great word. He stated in his message that, “You will find in the world what you are looking. If you are looking for darkness, you will find darkness. If you are looking for life and hope, you… Continue reading You Are What You Say You Are