This is an open letter to my friends, the ones who have seen me, the real me, not just the strong, put together version of me. And, despite, my brokenness and flaws, they still choose me, day in and day out. Because, what I’ve realized, more than I ever have in any season of my … More Dear Friend,
Sitting around a table with friends, editing photographs from a fun filled day, I looked up and said, “Hey, guys. I just wanted to let you know that I’m temporarily breaking up with Instagram. Please hold me accountable.” That was a week ago. For awhile, I felt this little tug inside of me that said, … More Hey Instagram, we are breaking up.
I know where you’ve been and I know right now where you stand. Through it all, be reminded of this: You are strong. You don’t have the answers and that is okay. And, you are not alone. Your heart will always long for a mother and father under one roof. Even years after your heart … More Dear Child of Divorce,
It’s the first week of January. Gym memberships have increased. More juicers have been purchased. And, people’s living rooms are filled with their new year’s resolutions. Now, don’t get me wrong, I love the fresh start of a new year, but I’ve also learned that January 1st is not always the beginning of a new … More New every morning.
Movies. Books. Paintings. Choreographed Dances. Sculptures. Music. Poetry. Art. (n). the conscious use of the imagination in the production of objects intended to be contemplated or appreciated as beautiful, as in the arrangement of forms, sounds or words There are many different definitions for the word, art, but this one, in particular, drew me in. … More A Creative Heart Silences a Fearful Mind
Exactly four years ago, my mom and I were driving down the 5 with a car full of Room Essentials and a mixture of emotions that included my excitement and my mother’s anticipation. I had no idea what the next four years would bring as we made a right onto University Dr. and smiled at … More Dear, Post-Grad.