What I am learning from this past year of processing my story and healing some wounds is that if I allow fear to be the chief in charge, it will ALWAYS keep me huddling in the corner. It will keep my spirit bound up, hostage and absolutely quiet. Fear keeps my gaze looking at all the … Continue reading Tenderly FOR Me
I’ve mentioned a handful of times in my writing that I’ve been invited on a journey to find my own voice. Of course this means I’m practicing finding my writer’s voice, but really what I’m doing is finding my soul’s voice. Many factors have contributed to my not knowing what my soul’s voice sounds like. … Continue reading On Finding My Voice
For a matter of months now, I feel like I've been stumbling around in the dark. I've been feeling restless and afraid. At the same time I've also been feeling courageous and confirmed. It's been a lot for this girl's head and heart. I've decided I need to share the real process I'm going through … Continue reading A Season of Healing
Most of our decisions each day can be categorized as choices that either support life or death. For our relationships, spiritual walk, physical or mental health. As I was thinking about this last week, I began thinking through what choosing life or choosing death might look like in our lives. Choosing life might look … Continue reading Now Choose Life!
When I was in my early twenties, I was fortunate to learn through a sermon at our church that we as humans connect differently with God. Some of us connect through art, some through music or singing, some through nature and so on. Since I believe we are all created uniquely, this makes sense to … Continue reading Experiencing God and Showing Up
At the beginning of the year, I was inspired by a friend of mine to choose a word to be my anthem for the year. A single word that could bring me back to center when the chaos creeps in, which it inevitably does at some point. Right? That word for me this year is … Continue reading One Word: Present
Just sit down and do the work. I have read and heard this phrase more times than I can count. When it comes to working on one's craft or doing anything creative, like writing, there is no replacement for just doing the work. Yet, over the past few months I have never felt more resistance … Continue reading Resistance and Regret