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2017: The Year of Risk

Many people start a new year with a new resolution.  I’ve long disliked new year’s resolutions because they seem somewhat cheesy to me.  I also think that, while they can certainly provide someone with a renewed motivation to accomplish something … Continue reading

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On the Eve of 30

Here I sit, the evening before my 30th birthday, wearing my pajamas, a Taylor University sweatshirt, and wrapped up in a cozy blanket on my living room sofa.  I’m listening to my roommates try on dresses to wear for my … Continue reading

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Your Words Matter

I’m sure you’re all well aware of the impact words can have on others. Most of us probably grew up being taught not to make fun of others, not to gossip, and to use kind words, not mean ones. This … Continue reading

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I’ve Turned Away

One of my goals lately has been to put myself out there a bit more lately with my creative pursuits.  In light of that, I’ve decided that I *may* start sharing more music on my blog!  Back in March I … Continue reading

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The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

“Train your mind to see the good in every situation.” I read this quote by a respected leader I know, and I felt myself feel tension in my thoughts towards ideas like this.       You see, over the … Continue reading

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What My Tears Have Taught Me

Over the past year I’ve been on what I’ve been calling a journey of healing and freedom.  One of the areas that I’ve been growing in is my ability / willingness to cry.   To some, that may sound a … Continue reading

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The Risk and Reward of Vulnerability

The risk of vulnerability is not an easy risk to take.  Being vulnerable means sharing a piece of yourself with someone else, or a group of people, that they may not know about.  It can take on different forms… an … Continue reading

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The Year of Freedom / Wildly Single

A reflection on 2015… This is the first year I’ve experienced a little tinge of sadness around the holidays.  It seems that as each year passes life gets a little more “real”.  As I’m getting ready to enter into the … Continue reading

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Art on a Mission

I’m late to the game on this post, but I’m excited to share about an opportunity I had in August!  I was so honored to have my Floral Gathering story shared in the bulletin and online with Saddleback Church as … Continue reading

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Ex Creatis Arts Initiative PEACE Trip 2015

Altea & Berlin | Creative Arts Outreach You’re invited to partner with Saddleback Church’s PEACE Plan as Ex Creatis Arts Initiative and Edge Project join forces to train church members from SoCal & Berlin and to engage the lost of … Continue reading

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