“God, I’ve waited so long and have been through so much to get to this point and honestly, this sucks. When is it my turn to be happy?” This was my prayer in September, of 2017. I was traveling with a non-profit organization called Silver Ring Thing with 5 other guys and 6 girls. By … More Love Letters: (Part four) Waited So Long
Our Heavenly Father advises us to build relationships with believers. (2 Corinthians 6:14) But what happens when we find ourselves in marriages with men that are not believers or aren’t as spiritually mature as we hope for them to be. In my experience, telling my husband what he should believe or challenging my husband on … More Love letters: (Part three) Dear troubled wife that wants him to change & doesn’t want to change herself.
To Whomever it may concern, It’s documented that 300 million people and counting suffer from depression worldwide. It’s estimated that 10% of young people self harm, but people of ages participate in self harm as well. Lastly, 1 million people a year commit suicide. Please, please don’t be one of that 10% or a part … More Love Letters: (Part Two) IT WILL GET BETTER
Dear mom, Thank you for the long nights. The ones where you didn’t get enough sleep because I wouldn’t stop crying. You had work in the morning and still stayed up with me. I didn’t know how much it meant. I’m too young to see the sacrifice. I can’t believe you just let me throw … More Love Letters : (Part One) Dear Mom
If you have ever worked in a restaurant than you’ve more than likely heard the term “in the weeds”. This phrase is often used to describe when someone has taken on so much that they have fallen behind altogether in their work. Struggle bus central! The thing about being in the weeds is you often … More “In the weeds”
If you’re anything like me, the times you’ve actually been “chosen” for something are few and far between– team sports, contests, you name it! You can imagine my shock when I was selected to serve on a jury in 2016; this was (low-key) a👏 very👏 INVIGORATING 👏moment. Coming from someone who doesn’t often get selected, … More Overcoming Pharisee: [in progress]
Two weeks!! Two weeks of intentionality and checking in for my availability came down to this moment– I saw you….and everything else…disappeared. Instant chemistry! I remember it like it was yesterday; we met at the Cheesecake factory for appetizers and conversation. Egg rolls for the gentleman, ahi tuna for the lady. It was public, dialogue … More The Text Message I Couldn’t Hit “Send”