Life, Love & Sorrow

Dissipate the Darkness

It's crazy how death and loss creates a wound. One that never fully heals. And like any wound can reopen at any moment. These awful moments in our life. The moments you used to think "that would never happen to me." But when it does you are shocked. The worst moments of our lives. When… Continue reading Dissipate the Darkness

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, Travel

Italia Travel – Florence Edition

From Venice, we took a two hour train ride to Florence. The ride was great; there was WiFi and they came around and gave us drinks and a snack. Make sure you know your stop because Florence is not the last stop, so we got off at the Stazione di Santa Maria Novella (or Firenza… Continue reading Italia Travel – Florence Edition

Life, Travel

Italia Travel – Venice Edition

First off, Venice is beautiful even if it was pouring rain the whole day we were there. The history is extensive. The winding streets are beautiful. Helpful tip for you to know, if you are flying into “Venice” at VCE, you are not arriving on the island of Venice, you still have to take a… Continue reading Italia Travel – Venice Edition

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

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 –

Faith, Healthy Living, Introduction, Life, Love & Sorrow

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! Hi everyone, so I decided it was time for me to begin my own blog.  As most of you may know, I started blogging about two years ago when my twin sister Ryane passed away tragically and unexpectedly.  It is a way for me to deal with my stress and grief,… Continue reading The Journey Begins