Driving Backroads

Does anyone else like driving backroads? I don’t know why I love driving backroads so much. Maybe it’s the idea behind. The idea that backroads are like an escape. I can just keep driving and driving until I run out of road. Maybe it’s my way of leaving without actually going anywhere. It doesn’t matter…

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Praying in Public

My heart pounded because I knew it was my turn to speak. I knew what I wanted to say, but the words were all jumbled in my head and I wasn’t sure how I would articulate them. I took a breath. A half second of silence, of anxiety I didn’t need to feel, and I…

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Anxiety

In stream of consciousness… I’ll stand there, heart pounding in my chest and the room will begin to spin just a little bit, but not a lot. Just enough to know that something isn’t quite right while nothing is actually wrong. I’ll feel my face getting flushed as I know I have to speak and…

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The Dating Game

Well, I don’t know about you, but I am tired of the dating games. Tired of the swipes and the clicks and the flirty emoji’s and the not saying what you mean, but meaning what you say…like I don’t understand it and I’m so sick of it. Why can’t we be direct? Why waste so…

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It’s Okay

It’s going to be okay. It’s okay if the only thing you did today was get out of bed. It’s okay if the biggest step you can take is a step outside. You are still taking steps. You are on a path. It’s going to be alright. It’s okay if you’re unsure of your life…

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What are You Thankful For?

I’m thankful for my family. I’m thankful for friends. I’m thankful for good health in a time when health isn’t a guarantee. I’m thankful for laughter and great memories. I’m thankful for a great job I never dreamed I would have. I’m thankful for a strong heart and a clear mind. Thankful for a heart…

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Does Love at First Sight Exist?

After watching Clare Crawley find love on this season of The Bachelorette, I was left with one controversial question: Does love at first sight exist? Truth be told, there’s no simple answer to this question. But, as Clare watched Dale Moss step out of the limo, she knew immediately that she had met her husband.…

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