7 Reasons Why I Need Coffee

Let’s talk about why I need coffee every day of my life. God bless those of you who don’t need any help from the sweet nectar of the gods because you can wake up chipper as hell as soon as you open your eyes...

A Practical Faith

Faith can be defined in many different ways. Some people tie their faith to religion while others embrace a more universal truth. Faith is directly connected to action regardless of what or who you believe in...

7 Reasons Why I Started My Own Business

Wake up to your blaring alarm. Take a shower and brush your teeth. Put on that stuffy button-up and slacks that hit you in all the wrong places. Get in your car and join the morning traffic. Clock in. Work...

The Illusive One

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a woman, of a certain age and position in life, is in search of the ‘one.’ For anyone familiar with Jane Austin, you might hear an echo of Pride and Prejudice in...

7 Reasons Why I Must Push Forward

When I was a child, I used to think life would just happen, naturally, the way it was supposed to. I was oblivious of everyone having their own path to travel. I assumed we were all on the same road. Oh sure...

Sorry Not Sorry

Although I should know better by now, I cannot help but to feel as if I am doing this thing called life all wrong. It seems as if everyone has an opinion on what it means to be a good woman who is deemed...

Prayer For My Best Friend

It is tough to find a good catch nowadays because it seems as if all of the good men are either already married, gay or irrevocably unstable. I happened upon a good one about a year ago at Plucker’s Wing Bar who has...

Selfish Courage

When I think of courage, a few key things usually pop into my mind: Joshua 1:9, facing my fears, standing up for what I believe in. You know, the standard things you learn growing up. But are there other types of...

My Family, The Phoenix

My family has lost everything not once, but twice. The first time I was thirteen and I remember the day we vacated my childhood home the way you remember the first time your heart gets broken, the scar deep and forever...

Is It Foolish To Pray?

Some people might say that it is foolish to pray because they are uncertain that there is a God while others pray, but ask for imprudent treasures or for outcomes of irrational requests. So, is it foolish to pray? A...

The Day Scales Fell From My Eyes

I still recall that moment quite vividly. It was bedtime and I was reading another of their favorite fairy tales as I put them to bed. “The big bad wolf said to the squash vanilla juice…” my voice trailed off into...

Adults Need Help Too

Momentarily, I want to call my mother and tell her that I was really lying when I cried about wanting to be an adult. I mean, at the age of 16, she should have known not to take my overly-hormonal, know-it-all rants too...