Why Seek Inner Peace?

We are living in a war zone within ourselves. We are battling the person we really are with the person we want others to see.  Our culture says that if we don’t like who we are, we have permission to be the person we want to be.  Many times, though, we realize that it takes far […]

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Speak Life!

I was talking to a colleague last week who seemed a little down.  The more we engaged in conversation, the more her words turned into complaints.  The more she spoke, the more her words became negative.  I actually felt kind of bad for her.  If only she knew what she was really doing. Did you […]

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4 Ways to Take Back Your Life

“The pen that writes your life story must be held in your own hand.” Irene C. Kassorla Cluttered. Chaotic. Unsettled. Fatigued. Those are all the words that describe the way you feel when you realize things have gotten out of hand in your life. These words describe the heaviness that consumes your mind when you […]

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The Promise Keeper

“The Lord came to Sarah as He had said, and the Lord did for Sarah what He had promised.” Genesis 21:1 HCSB I want to share with you a love story about a woman named Sarah. Sarah was married and her husband was pretty established.  He loved her dearly and in return, she followed his […]

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How to Live on Purpose

“Give energy to the areas of life that will give energy back to you.” Ever came across a sentence, quote, or message that just stopped you in your tracks? That’s what happened when I came across the idea of how you spend your energy. It’s so easy for us to get caught up in our […]

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Vacation Time! Anaheim, California

Hi everyone! I just got back from a mini-vacation in Anaheim, California and boy, am I feeling refreshed. I learned a few years back that small breaks throughout the year are always necessary and will help rejuvenate you back to the daily grind. Here are some photos from my trip. A little more Disney.  The […]

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Don’t Fear Destruction

 “Look! I am about to cover the earth with a flood that will destroy every living thing that breathes. Everything on earth will die. BUT I will confirm my covenant with you. So enter the boat…” Genesis 6:17-18 NLT (Emphasis added) With all the terrorist attacks, crime, negative news reports, and our own fears, it’s no […]

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The Hover

“In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth.  The earth was formless and empty, and darkness covered the deep waters.  And the Spirit of God was hovering over the surface of the waters.  Then God said, ‘Let there be light,’ and there was light.  And God saw that the light was good.  Then […]

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Focus on This, not That

Lately, I’ve had a laser focus on what I can control versus what I cannot. See, up to this point, I realized that I am a person who likes to have control over my situation AND over other people’s actions and emotions. Wow. Hearing myself say those words sounds a little cult-like, but that’s my […]

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The Prodigal Blogger

You know, there comes a time in one’s life when you realize that something isn’t right within you. For me, that time is now. Every morning, I wake up with a heaviness and a burden to write. Throughout the day, I’m continuously inspired by my world and the experiences that shape it.  I jot down […]

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Heartbreaking Lessons that Teach You how to Love

Hi everyone! It’s been a while since I’ve written on my blog.  I’ve been working hard on my first book, The Midnight Experience, and it’s definitely a major project for me – rewarding, but major. I’m coming to you today with a post that – contrary to the title – gives me peace and encouragement for […]

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