I am writing this while smelling a sweet pumpkin candle and watching the last few seconds of the Gossip Girl Thanksgiving Day episode from season one; this is my night before Thanksgiving. Every year when this season rolls around it is the time when I tend to become more aware of all of the many blessings God has given me. I think that is common for most of us as… View Post

There is such a difference between being a Christian who is living to find what you can get out of the world, verses seeking to bring glory to God through your everyday life. Something that played a key role in directing me to make that change was reading thought-provoking Christian-based books. I’ve never considered myself as someone who enjoys reading. However, once I found books that were benefiting my lifestyle… View Post

I want to live. Yes, I just said that and I mean it too. Let’s back it up a bit. When I say “I want to live”, I mean, I want to do things everyday that will make a lasting impression. I want to do things that matter, mean something, mean something for more than just that day. Do things that will benefit tomorrow and create change. I do not want… View Post

I hate regrets. I don’t like wishing I had or hadn’t done something, and now it’s too late to change. I hate feeling like I shouldn’t have texted that guy because he didn’t reply. I hate regrets because it’s the fear of missing out or making mistakes. Not being smart enough to know before to not make those mistakes. Even if it wasn’t a mistake I made, but due to… View Post

Recently, on my trip to Minneapolis for the weekend, my mom and I stopped at a restaurant for dinner. We greatly enjoyed our time and the attentiveness of our waiter that I wanted to give a generous tip to an amazing waiter. As I was digging through my purse a thought had hit me – “why don’t I search that hard on Sundays for my church offering?”  That thought honestly… View Post