Category Archives: challenge

Emotions happen, y’all

Over the years, I’ve been taught, encouraged, almost coached to suppress my emotions. Ok, let me be more specific. Happy was good. Anger was understandable. Fear was normal…but we pretended it wasn’t always sitting on our shoulder, holding onto our … Continue reading

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Triggered into the future

Years ago, there was a man with whom I was very much in love. We were best friends. We were basically inseparable. There was one huge, glaring problem between us. My faith. We had hours and hours of discussions, debates, … Continue reading

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Life exfoliation

I have come to a realization. Bad times are good. What? Bad times are good if you use them to your advantage. If you choose to learn from them. If you choose to lean into the pain and find your … Continue reading

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Have you ever had a day that was so chock full of emotion that you are completely, emotionally hungover the next day? Well…that is me today. Yesterday my niece graduated from high school. I may be weeping under those sunglasses…but … Continue reading

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Coming alive

There is a dream that has been inside of you for your whole life. It’s lingering just below your consciousness…every once in a while it bubbles to the surface, but you bury it out of fear. Then…you pull it up … Continue reading

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Desert Time

Hey there! So…I’ve been MIA. A lot has been going on in my world, causing me to neglect my first passion…which is writing. There are times when I want to shout from the mountaintops what is going on…and times when … Continue reading

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Stop being selfish

Sunday I attended an event that was amazing. I admit…I went to support a friend and because I’m a fan girl of the trainer that was the headliner. I knew I’d be inspired by the trainer. Imagine my surprise when … Continue reading

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Live NOW

It’s so easy to live for the weekend, for a vacation, for a birthday dinner. The challenge we all face is not letting life pass us by whilst waiting for an event. Take a minute to breathe. Feel the air … Continue reading

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Rebooting

The trees are budding here in Philadelphia, and we’re expecting our second nor-easter in less than a week. What the heck is going on with the world? In some ways, I feel like the weather right now is reflective of … Continue reading

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Surrender

Yesterday was one of the most difficult days that I’ve had mentally in a long time. I woke up and I was just depleted of all of my energy. I felt empty and cracked and hopeless. I was standing in … Continue reading

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