Light Your Soul on Fire

Passion is energy. It is when you put more focus into something than what is actually required. We have our ups and downs, We have paced and had this "just get through the day" attitude. That sense of emotion is draining, as if there aren't enough hours in the day to help you get all … Continue reading Light Your Soul on Fire

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Taking a Moment

It's always important to stop and do what you truly love every once in a while. In my case, it is writing. My body woke me up at 6 a.m. on a Sunday. I continued to lay there, trying to shut my eyes to get more sleep on my day off. It's almost as if … Continue reading Taking a Moment

1. Coffee

I ran across this just a moment ago as I was unwinding after a long work day and scrolling through Pinterest on my phone. Friends is playing in the background, coffee is in my hand, and my dog is curled up beside me. I instantly wanted to do it. I wrote for the first time last … Continue reading 1. Coffee

Thank You, Lord, For Tough Days

"Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn, or consumed. Happiness is the spiritual of living every minute with love, grace, and gratitude." - Denis Waitley. Then, we could break this quote down even further. Waitley's quote has so much meaning behind it. Happiness cannot be traveled to. It is not a set destination. It … Continue reading Thank You, Lord, For Tough Days

My Morning Routine

Here is something that you often times do not hear: I am a morning person I look forward to getting up, fixing my coffee, eating breakfast, checking my e-mails, and then hitting the outdoors to take my dog on our daily 30 minute walk. To answer a few questions and to dig a little deeper into … Continue reading My Morning Routine

Determining Your Direction

When you think back to one year ago, what do you think of? One might think of relationships that were gained, or maybe lost. Another might think of a career change, maybe by choice or maybe it was unavoidable. What about moving? As we all know how the college life works, one might have moved … Continue reading Determining Your Direction

Sometimes, I Get the Urge to Write

Sometimes, I get the urge to write. I get the urge to declutter my racing mind and put it all into words. I get the urge to ramble onto a blank slate in hope that it will clear my mind even a slight bit. I get the urge to go on about something that I … Continue reading Sometimes, I Get the Urge to Write

Woah, Life. Woah.

Where do I even begin? I can't possibly start off with how my day has been going. Or how my week has been going. Or how my month or semester is going, because well . . . I haven't written in five months. Five. Where do I even begin?   These are the thoughts that just … Continue reading Woah, Life. Woah.

First Week of School

A week of professional development has come and gone, just as the first week of school has done. I've said it before and I will say it a million times again -- it's crazy how fast the time goes by. Professional Development was neat. I got to have the firsthand experience of the impact in … Continue reading First Week of School