Good health, a comfortable life, happiness, job security, peace... I considered having all of these be my reality meant that I was living in success. My mind has drifted countlessly into intricate portrayals of a life laced with glamor and posh. I have lusted after the guaranteed offers from wealth. At a young age (probably … Continue reading less of me
There are days when I feel empowered and motivated and days when I feel utterly lost. I don't know if the gloomy weather is a factor in this, but today, I feel so off. I feel restless and helpless. The day started off late, around 11am. From 1-5pm, I attended a training at church. Many … Continue reading When the storm comes
08.21.18 To you, to every sister in my life, Thank you. Thank you for enduring by my side even when I hid and ran away. I didn't value what it meant to have and be sisters in Christ. I was filled with fear. A fear that stemmed from years of blaming you for my heartaches … Continue reading thank you
The school bus was filled with chatter like every morning. I made myself comfortable near the middle back row and leaned my head against the plastic window. I tried to take a quick nap. "Chink, chink, chinkity chink". I rolled my eyes. Every week, Chad* and his posse sat at the front of the bus … Continue reading I am a strong woman
Paleo diet = cavemen food. Imagine what people would have eaten during the Stone Age (say bye bye to oreos and the like). With that in mind, I've finally decided to take the plunge and go paleo (I know. Crazy). I had spoken to a few friends about doing it before, but I had always … Continue reading YOU want to go PALEO?
From February to August, I've experienced many highs and lows (probably more lows to be honest).To give you a little background story, in February 2018, I quit my first teaching job and my house caught on fire. All the while, I was shaking my fist at God and pitying myself. It was a very difficult, … Continue reading 2018 life lessons