Day Five: A Lesson in Losing

Day 5: In Chapter Three, “Your Life Will Be Different, But It Will Be Amazing,” I talk about how life can be beautiful again, even after unimaginable loss. Share a time when you faced unimaginable loss, and how you came to realize that you were ENOUGH to handle it. Losing things in life is quiteContinue reading “Day Five: A Lesson in Losing”

Day Four: When I Heard the News

Day 4: In Chapter Two, a phone call one Monday morning changed the course of my entire life and my family’s lives. Share a time that you received life altering news, good or bad, and how it impacted your life. I remember it like it was yesterday. It was the first semester of my freshmanContinue reading “Day Four: When I Heard the News”

Day Three: Losing Dreams and Finding Strength

Day 3 Blogging Challenge: share a time you felt lost, and how you got “found.” I’ve gotten lost and found quite a few times throughout my life. I’ve talked about some of those experiences in previous blog posts, but for those who haven’t read anything about my story, I’ll talk about one of them here.Continue reading “Day Three: Losing Dreams and Finding Strength”

Day Two: Guardian Angels

Day 2 Blogging Challenge: Talk about a time in your life when you have been “touched by an angel,” or had a God wink moment that helped you get back on track or see something in your life through new eyes. I recently went on my very first trip overseas to Italy. My friends andContinue reading “Day Two: Guardian Angels”

Louisiana Strong

It’s no secret that Baton Rouge and its surrounding areas have been dealing with one thing after another lately. Since the early days of July, it doesn’t really seem like there’s been any sense of normalcy around here. One minute, we’re all over every news station in the country because of two violent (and somewhatContinue reading “Louisiana Strong”

Blind to the Beauty

I’m really at a loss for words at the amount of unspeakable tragedies I’ve been hearing about lately. It seems that every day, I turn on the news, and I hear about another life being lost. Another daughter, sister, niece, mother, son, brother, nephew, or father had their life cut short due to careless andContinue reading “Blind to the Beauty”

Rebuilding Life Starts From Within

The holidays have a tendency to stir up all kinds of emotions. For the most part, we try to focus on the joy, but for some of us, it is hard to do that if we’re having to spend it without someone we love and care about. Some of you may be experiencing anger orContinue reading “Rebuilding Life Starts From Within”

Season’s Greetings

Happy Sunday Y’all! 🙂 I know it’s been some time since I last posted. With the holidays upon us, I’ve been one very busy girl. Between celebrating birthdays and getting together with family and friends, I’ve literally been non-stop. I can barely take some time to breathe. …but even though I’ve been really busy, I’veContinue reading “Season’s Greetings”

Not Worth My Tears

As I sit here writing this, I find that my mind wants to wander in a million different directions. Then, I realize that’s absolutely nothing new. My mind always wanders. My brain is constantly over-analyzing and over-thinking EVERYTHING. And it drives me nuts! Why do I do this to myself? Why do I twist andContinue reading “Not Worth My Tears”