Advice, Faith, Life

When plans don’t work out…

I just wanted to say thank you to everyone for the constant love and support. I receive all your messages, comments, and likes with a smile. They truly brighten my day. ❤ I want to reach out to those who are finding their way along the journey of life. I am the queen of having… Continue reading When plans don’t work out…

Advice, Life, Love & Sorrow

Trauma in Action

Let's talk about trauma. Many people have experienced some form of trauma in their life, minor or major.  It can range from losing your childhood pet to grieving for the loss of an immediate family member. It could be having a sibling go through an armed robbery (secondary trauma) to yourself actually experiencing it. It… Continue reading Trauma in Action

Life, Love & Sorrow

The Battle of Loss

Let's talk about loss. Any type of loss - from losing someone you love, to a break-up, to not getting the results that you have wanted, from striving for something but not achieving it. --- Loss. The devastation. Loss is the failure of what we imagined our future to be. It is us realizing that… Continue reading The Battle of Loss

Life

To choose love

What do we all deserve and need in a relationship? Acceptance. The other must look at you and see the amazing qualities you have. And see you for your faults. And with those faults, they must accept. Not try to change or improve. They must look at ALL of you.  The good AND the bad.… Continue reading To choose love

Faith, Life, Love & Sorrow

My Built in Best Friend

Today is the three year anniversary of my sister, Ryane, leaving this world.  In her memory, here is my post from a week after she passed away.  Always remember ❤ My twin sister, Ryane (pronounced Ryan), passed away 11 days ago.  I am still in shock and feel as if I will be the rest… Continue reading My Built in Best Friend

Faith, Life

The Power of Psalm 91

Does anyone else out there deal with anxiety?   Well, me too! My, not so little anymore, sister is studying abroad, which is so very exciting and amazing and unbelievable, right?  Well, yes, but it also scary and anxiety causing and crazy.   And you are probably thinking, "okay, this overprotective older sister needs to calm down."… Continue reading The Power of Psalm 91

Faith, Life

How to get over: the Fear Of Missing Out

I am hear to talk about the all consuming, dreaded -- FOMO.  Or as we all know it, the Fear Of Missing Out. Raise your hand if you have ever felt this.  This feeling that other people's lives are going somewhere, and yours is not.  The feeling when you choose to stay in for the… Continue reading How to get over: the Fear Of Missing Out

Faith, Life

Raise your hand if you feel stuck…

I just want to speak to anyone out there who may be feeling stuck. I know this feeling FULLY.  I have lived it, drowned in it, and overcome it.  Repeat. lol I will admit I am guilty of letting myself get stuck at times.  Where I am so overwhelmed that I just cannot see the… Continue reading Raise your hand if you feel stuck…

Faith, Life

My Journey – Engineer to Social Worker

Hi everyone - This has been a long time coming, and the journey hasn't always been easy, but I am really excited to announce that for the next two years I will be working towards my Masters in Social Work at Aurora University! I will be a full-time student, working part-time, and interning part-time. This… Continue reading My Journey – Engineer to Social Worker

Love & Sorrow

Unable are the Loved to die –

I've recently had a reoccurring theme come through my life and it is all based around a poem by Emily Dickinson. It goes as such: Unable are the Loved to die For Love is Immortality, Nay, it is Deity - Unable they that love - to die For Love reforms Vitality Into Divinity. I have… Continue reading Unable are the Loved to die –