Category: Facing Fear

The Plane That Didn’t Crash

If you have ever read anything I have written (or have spent more than five minutes with  me), you may have noticed that I have a bit of flare when I tell stories. Since I tend to add a little extra drama to the stories I tell, I can totally relate to the "boy who ...

In Case of Fire…

I have been the girliest girly girl for as long as I can remember. My college dorm room literally had a pink glow at night because of the pink Christmas lights that were always on.  My parents tell me I have been very opinionated on what "girls do" and what "boys do" from an early ...

The Summer Wilderness

I didn't have a headache today. I know that may not seem notable to most, but in my world it's a big victory. In mid March, a headache started that would not stop. Some days were worse than others, but for four months the same headache followed me around. I woke up and went to bed with ...

Second Blogiversary

On July 28, 2017, I held my breath as I clicked "publish" to release my first blog post to the world. (Letting Go and Dreaming of Living Borderless) I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I felt like God had said "write", so I said yes and started to write. I ...

Nothing is Wasted

A few years ago my Dad was diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease. This disease affects my Dad's nerve cells in the brain and reduces the production of dopamine. The loss of dopamine in the brain produces symptoms including muscle rigidity, tremors, changes in his speech and changes in his walk. When my Dad was diagnosed, we ...