Have you ever sat back and watched a river or a stream and thought about how perfectly it flows and noticed the beautiful sounds it makes as the water makes its way downstream? A flowing river or stream can help us see some very powerful things within ourselves, and can also be a metaphor for […]Read more "Resist the Run. Embrace the Flow"
One of my favorite bands in the world is Manchester Orchestra. Two of the best lines off their album, Mean Everything To Nothing, is from the song, Tony The Tiger. “I know you think you know, but you probably don’t. I know you think you know, but you probably don’t know.” Let’s dive. (And after, […]Read more "I Know You Think You Know, But You Probably Don’t Know"
Life has a funny way of unfolding sometimes, and I’ll be honest, my faith has been tested recently in that I’m finding myself having to consciously put forth an effort to be positive when it’s my normal nature to feel that way. My mind lately…I feel like I’m stuck between a rock and a hard […]Read more "The In-Between"
I’ve spent the last day watching Netflix’s The Keepers, in my spare time. So, as I share a daughter who is going into the eighth grade, I am beyond grateful to have taken myself and her, away from the nonsensical bullshit that is organized religion. I’m well aware that not everyone has issues, and I […]Read more "Talking Sex Abuse With Kids"
A status update came across my newsfeed last night, and I felt compelled to dive into thriving over surviving today. And as much as it’s not a tricky subject, it kind of is. I’m all about the notion of thriving over surviving, and I’m pretty sure many of you out there would prefer to live […]Read more "Choosing Thriving Over Surviving"
I received one of my favorite tattoos on my body when I was 22 years old by in amazing artist named Mike Comp. It’s on my left forearm and it’s a cherub angel holding a serpent, kissing it. It represents finding beauty in everything. It’s been something I’ve strived to do since I was a […]Read more "Seeing Beauty In All Things"
We are living in uncertain times and that is a for real thing. Every single day, something new and insanely inappropriate is coming out of our White House…like, you can’t even make this shit up, and just when you think it can’t get any worse, it does. And not only that, more and more stories […]Read more "Connecting Amidst the Chaos"