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Get in the arena…or be quiet

Wednesday, December 16, 2020

For those of you who like Brene Brown, or Teddy Roosevelt, the title of this post may remind you of one of their quotes. It's amazing to me how loudly the critics scream. It's easy for those on the sidelines to scream what you should be doing. It's easy for them to see everything you're ...

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Closing Chapters

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Over the last few months, I've had some newfound revelations about who I am and who I want to be. I've also realized that I don't need to say yes to everyone who wants a part of my time...or a part of me. It's easy to think that it's the nice or Christian thing to ...

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I'm single and complete. Now stop asking.

I’m single. And I’m complete. Now stop asking.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Earlier this week I ran into someone I haven't seen in years. He and his wife knew me from when I was a teenager. While we weren't particularly close back then, we would always exchange casual hellos and general updates when we'd see each other. But earlier this week, that wasn't the case. He had stopped ...

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Put an end to disrespect & discover your self-worth

Stop Being “Nice”

Saturday, April 28, 2018

This was the post I didn't want to write. It's too real, too vulnerable. The things I'm about to share are the things I want to secretly stash away in my own mind. These are the thoughts I want to lie to the world about, pretending they don't affect me, too. And I could do that. ...

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What I'd say to my younger self

To My Younger Self

Monday, August 22, 2016

Now that I'm in my mid-twenties, there are a number of things I wish I could go back and tell my younger self. Here are a few of the things I'd say if I could back and have coffee with my early-twenties self. View post

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Monday Challenge

Monday, August 1, 2016

Yesterday, a friend called me on the phone. I answered and the first words out of her mouth were, "I hope it's okay I'm calling you instead of texting." I responded with, "Of course it's okay!" as we continued our conversation. That brief exchange has me thinking more deeply though about an apparent issue in our ...

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