Growing up around Christians, in the church, and/or in a Christian home, you often hear mothers tell their daughters: "I really admire Susan and how she handles her children. Her daughters are so well rounded and well behaved." "You know that you can't date until you are 18, so no hanging out with boys, no … Continue reading Where Are We Going Wrong?
Since I was fifteen I have had this far off dream that I wanted to help others. Not in a simple way, but in a life altering sense. It has always been one of those dreams where you think it just simply isn't possible because it is too hard. I asked myself, "how can one girl … Continue reading Seems Simple Enough
My absence has not been absent from the forefront of my mind. My heart is here, writing away, sharing pieces of me with you. As I have been away, there were many a things that grabbed a hold of me. Although there were many, there was just one that left it's lasting touch on my … Continue reading Lesson’s From A Twenty-Something Year Old.
It's a history of survival. A long standing one at that. The definition of surviving is to continue to live or exist, especially in spite of danger or hardship. Through instability, I survived. Through Chaos, I survived. Through mental, emotional, and physical abuse, I survived. Through poverty, I survived. Through neglect, I survived. Through abandonment, I … Continue reading From Surviving To Thriving
I write to make a difference. We all know that words can change the course of history, if they are used in the correct manner. I come to you today in hopes that you take away some hope from the situation that follows. I have a guest who is going to share a story, a … Continue reading I Can No Longer Stay Quiet – Guest Blogger
I was, and oddly still am, comfortable with chaos. I grew up in and around it. That's all I ever knew. When I was a child and pre-teen, I hated it. The yelling, screaming, crying, and endless fighting. I was that one friend who always wore hand me down clothes, who's parents were divorced and … Continue reading Haunted
I think we are all scared to really be vulnerable. I think that we are all too scared to really let people know who we really are because we are afraid of judgment. I think we are all afraid of being transparent because we cannot take rejection. I think that we need to be stronger … Continue reading Overcoming Timidity