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What I Learned From My Big Crop

So I recently cropped my hair, recently being last Saturday. And even though I like to convince myself that it was a spur of the moment decision, it was an idea I had played around with for a while. Maybe...

/ July 26, 2016
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Today will Probably Be the worst day of your life

Or the best. And this is not a motivational speech, I promise. I know we’ve all heard lines along “the day is what you make of it” so much that it sounds cliche. Well, it’s the truth. Every day has...

/ July 12, 2016
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The Rounds: Is the World Imploding?

Songs for the Week: “I believe” by Mali Music and “My World Needs You” by Kirk Franklin, Sarah Reeves and Tasha Cobbs.   I’ve had one hell of a week.   You know what it feels like to lose someone...

/ July 10, 2016
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Thank You

Hello you, Yes you. I just wanted to say “thank you” for coming here and giving me a reason to write what I write. It’s hard to come on here and talk about life, and being single, and being a...

/ July 9, 2016
Does God care about your broken heart?

On Ragdolls and Elastic Hearts

“He heals the broken hearted and binds up their wounds.” – Psalm 147: 3 But just before the wounds heal you run back to the same things that caused them. Maybe it’s the lure of the familiar, or maybe it’s...

/ June 28, 2016
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The 30 – Day Praise Challenge : A Review

You know those times in your life when no matter how hard you try you can’t seem to find a good thing going on for you? I had one of those at the end of April. I was sad and...

/ June 21, 2016
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The Grind: Reasons Why Better Work-Life Balance Isn’t Overrated

The Irony: I’m only just learning again what Work-Life Balance should be. I’ve almost forgotten what it feels like, having spent the last 44 months in a start-up where by default everything is urgent. If I knew what work-life balance...

/ June 20, 2016
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On Loving Spoilers

“Trust in the Lord with all your heart, and do not lean on your own understanding” – Proverbs 3: 5 Between office work and trying to live my “why”, I always find time to watch series. This was always my...

/ June 19, 2016
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The Body Issue: The Case for Sexy

I say if I’m beautiful. I say if I’m strong. You will not determine my story — I will. I will speak and share and love and I will never apologize to the frightened millions who resent that they never...

/ June 9, 2016
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Free Falling

Never been one to not try to be in control of my own life, or emotions or anything even. But if I’ve learned anything this year, it’s that Love is Trust. Everything I held on to this year has been...

/ June 1, 2016