Be the girl you blog about.

Back to me.  “Be the girl you blog about”. That’s what did it. I write so often about overcoming trauma, healing my heart and being a strong and empowered woman. One of my most popular articles was about becoming a bad ass. I’ve been talking the talk. I’ve been loving how some people may perceive…

The branch.

I have always believed that the universe gives us what we need, when we need it. We might not understand the reasoning or the timing, but there are no mistakes. God’s timing and His answers to our prayers are always perfect, as painful or as wonderful as they may be. That gives me a lot…

Seventeen.

Seventeen years ago today, May 17th, my dad got out of bed, had his morning coffee and went to work. He was walking the perimeter when a co-worker noticed he didn’t look quite right. He said he didn’t feel well. She urged him to go to the nurse on duty, and so he did. She…

A letter to my sons.

My boys, There will come a day when you meet someone that you want to spend your life with. Or maybe you won’t be absolutely sure of it yet, but you’ll see the potential. When that time comes, there are a few things that are very important for you to know and do. 1) Help…

Vulnerability (Part 2)

I’m almost ashamed to admit this, but I want to be taken care of. Isn’t that awful? How embarrassing! But true! I am a very independent woman. I always have been. I moved out at 17, had my own apartment, got pregnant at 20 and spent the next 20 years taking care of people. I…

Shatter

I crave contentment. I’m desperate for it. My whole life I have been searching for it. A lot can be said about being happy. I am happy. But I’m not content. I love life, but I do not feel safe. My heart does not feel safe. I live in fear every day. Fear of being…

The angels around us.

Yesterday on my lunch break, I witnessed a horrible accident. I was pulling up to a stop light when I heard a loud roar coming towards me. I looked in my rear view mirror and saw a blue Subaru speeding towards me. The car was very loud and traveling very fast. Luckily, there was an…