After all that time I finally saw it. Through all the years of pain and failure it turns out that God was with me all along. He was always there, guiding me, while allowing me to feel all the birthing pains of my spiritual formation along the way. And although my path will always be filled with treacherous valleys, the peaks are in high. So I carry on, walking through the flames of life, my heart on fire with love. And I am a pilgrim.

No, I’m Not Crazy

People have been telling me I was crazy my entire life. And for the longest time, I actually believed them. I’ve had friends, lovers, bosses, even my own parents wonder and worry, some out of reasonable concern, others through gas lighting and shaming, for their own narcissistic purposes. But thank the Good Lord, I have finally started to accept that maybe it’s not me that’s the crazy one. And maybe … Read More

On My Knees with Prayer and Petition

It’s been quite an internal roller coaster the past week. As the enemy has sought to tear down my armor, my usually chipper disposition has been overcast with a darker melancholia, far too reminiscent of my former years. My life has changed so dramatically these past five years, now filled with wonder and awe for God after He rescued me from the path of destruction I was on. Most days it’s … Read More

4 Inspiring Quotes to Fire Up Your Work Week

Happy Friday! I know we’re just going into the weekend, but I always feel like the weekends are a good time to recap from the work I’ve done, and look at the things I can do better in the coming week. In this business journey (and life in general), I believe we should always be learning and growing. I’ve personally come such a long was as an entrepreneur and learned … Read More

Whom the Son Sets Free

“If the Son therefore shall make you free, ye shall be free indeed.” – John 8:36 That feeling of awe when you wake up the first morning after being delivered from something terrible that has haunted you for over a decade… that’s me today. Glory be unto GOD for HE is able to do all things. He is the author and finisher of our faith. It is in Him that … Read More

3 Small Things That Lead to Big Results

I’ve always struggled with perfectionism and burnout, especially in my years as an entrepreneur. And I know this is a common struggle for many others like me. I’ve found myself so many times struggling to launch because it’s never quite good enough in my mind. Or taking on so many things that my body crashes and puts me out for multiple weeks. It’s been a tough learning curve over the … Read More

Telling Our Stories

With over a decade of emotional and psychological trauma as a child, my mental health struggles began to visibly surface at the age of 13. For the next 14 years, I desperately fought to survive the chaos of my own mind and the unhealthy environment in which I lived. Those years were riddled with severe emotional ups and downs, hospitalizations, dramatically lost jobs and relationships, drug and alcohol abuse, unfortunate … Read More

About That Oily Thing

So the rumors are true, I’m launching head first into the Young Living Essential Oils life. I’ve been using essential oils for most of my life actually but only started using YL recently. But I have to tell you, in ALL my years with oils I have NEVER seen the kind off quality and potency like I have with YL brand. And I’ve even tried many of the other bigger oil brands, but … Read More

Sisters Beside Me

“Don’t walk behind me; I may not lead. Don’t walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend.” – Albert Camus As I sat in my room yesterday evening, I pondered the wild reality that God truly has given me all the desires of my heart. That’s not to say life doesn’t present me with countless trials day after day, but when … Read More

When Life Gives You Lemons

“My brethren, count it all joy when ye fall into divers temptations; Knowing this, that the trying of your faith worketh patience. But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting nothing.” – James 1:2-4 You know what they say, when life gives you lemons… Well with all the lemons getting thrown at me these past few years I think I maybe should have gone into the … Read More

Creativity Takes Courage

Breaking free from the clutches of mental illness, abuse, and the destructive ways of my former life has been a painful process over the past decade. But during all the desperate times, long before I had come to know the peace of Christ and still saw no light at the end of the tunnel, I found peace in writing. 2018 marks my 10th anniversary as a writer and blogger and … Read More

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