Have you ever been in a situation where someone wronged you and for the rest of that day (or week), all you could do was replay the situation in your head over and over again? And if you're anything like me, you'd even find yourself listing all the things you could have said in that… Continue reading Flip the Script
I have plenty of stories to tell you about me getting lost because it ALWAYS happens. So, here I go. My most recent adventure: I got lost in midtown Manhattan while on an errand to pick up a package for the company I intern at. I had already visited all the other locations I was… Continue reading When You Feel Stuck: Practical tips to get through any challenge
Yesterday, I had the great honor of experiencing my first root canal procedure. For weeks, I researched the procedure online so I could better prepare myself for my special day. This is all sarcasm, of course. I was not looking forward to the moment at all. I had actually heard many horror stories about root… Continue reading God Used My Tooth to Teach Me a Lesson
I made banana bread a few days ago. I make it so often that I’ve become very familiar with the recipe. This time I made so many mistakes that could have been easily avoided and the baking process was an absolute mess. I won’t lie to you, I almost cried a few times. The first… Continue reading A Beautiful Disaster
I want to tell you a story about a woman who once lost everything, yet she never lost her faith. Her father in law died. Her brother in law died. Her husband died. And so, she could no longer remain where she was. She could either return home to the familiar or she could… Continue reading Reckless Faith
This past February, I was formally introduced to the biblical story of Jonah for the first time. Before that, all I had known about Jonah was that he disobeyed God's command and ended up in the belly of a large fish for three days. Prior to that sermon in February, I didn't know what God… Continue reading When Anger Serves a Valuable Purpose
Worrying can be crippling. When worry makes its way into your space, fear is usually not too far behind. Then anxiety and depression comes in and the peace you once held is swept away by waves that seem to overtake you. It’s a downward spiral and it’s often very difficult to recover from. Worrying can… Continue reading Is Worry Crippling You?