Let’s Do This, 2018

I usually don’t make New Year resolutions. I’m not really sure if it’s because subconsciously I know I won’t keep them, or because I’m too lazy, or what. Honestly, I normally don’t feel one bit of difference as December 31 dissolves into a new year. It’s always just been another day for me. Something about this year is different, though. Maybe it’s because I’m getting … Continue reading Let’s Do This, 2018

Let’s Ride 

You know, I’ve noticed a pattern in my life. The periods when I’m daily seeking a relationship with God and His will, I have a clearer understanding of what’s going on around me. I don’t fully grasp the “why” of every situation, but it’s like I have this inner peace and assurance that everything is going to be alright. And when I’m not walking with Him, everything is questionable and … Continue reading Let’s Ride 

Patience: Putting Faith Before Desire

A lot of people say it can be tough to keep your faith in this world. That hasn’t been my problem. I feel like once you have a really strong relationship with God, a worldly temptation is more like an annoying gnat than a beast. You just have to stay in His word everyday. It’s like an athlete, you can’t only practice right before a big game; … Continue reading Patience: Putting Faith Before Desire

Diary of a Loser Beauty Queen

(that’s not a first place trophy) When I was younger, I was all about putting on performances. I loved the spotlight. I’d sing, I’d dance (badly), I’d dress up and do impressions, I’d put on magic shows, basically anything to entertain people. But for some reason, when it came to doing it for anything other than fun, I’d choke. I didn’t do talent shows or anything … Continue reading Diary of a Loser Beauty Queen

Carrie Bradshaw, Edited

Real talk, y’all. If you don’t respect yourself, no one’s gonna. Like I know it’s easier said than done, trust me. You like someone, you get caught up in emotions and your heart takes a wash rag to your brain and wipes out all common sense. I’ve been there. And from experience, I can tell you that you should never lower your standards or self-respect for anyone. Let … Continue reading Carrie Bradshaw, Edited