a little reminder

uexpected turns do not equate to failure life happens to us all and not always how we planned for it to. refuse the lie that where you are right now is somehow imperfect that you are in some way behind or not on track accept your now and make the best of the present because …

a note on friendship

This year I learned a lot about friendship. I’ve been refreshingly open with longtime friends. Deepened relationships with newer friends. But also, learned that some that I considered to be a friend were only in my life conditionally. I’ve also observed the friendships of those around me and gained insight on connections that last a …

this christmas

It’s the holiday season. Undoubtedly my favorite time of the year. My desk at work is all tinseled out and Maddie’s gifts are on the way [shout out to amazon prime!]. But this year feels so different. My path isn't as clear as it has been the last few years. It’s made me think a …

never say never

There are several times in life I can remember saying “I would never...” or “I can’t imagine ever...” and ending that sentence with a variety of different things that at the time I could honestly not imagine doing or situations I never thought I’d find myself in. The funny thing about life is that it …

embrace your own journey

Friends, I just want to pass a long a little encouragement that is much needed in this age where we seek validation like it’s our next breath. Embrace. Your. Own. Journey. I do understand how real you may feel the pressure is to achieve whatever thing you equate with happiness. For some its marriage, others …