Reclaiming My Time

Disclaimer:  This won’t be a general message for everybody. “Reclaiming my time.”  This phrase became popular by Rep. Maxine Waters, or “Auntie Maxine” as many of us call her, as she tried to silence Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin, as he, in short, wasted her time…literally.  (View the video on…well, anywhere to see.)  Because the phrase…

It’s Okay to Not be Okay

Last Saturday in my [first] Vlog post Be Rescued and Rescue — Tell Your Story, I talked about how I learned how to wear a mask.  No, I’m no referring to a portion of a costume.  😒  I’m talking about the mask that I’d strategically wear to hide the real me and only display a character…

Year Five: Living in Grace

First of all… HAPPY 5TH ANNIVERSARY ACCORDING TO CHRIS! Welcome to your grace year! Before I celebrate the present and look to the future, lets reflect… It all started with a whole lot of inspiration from Pinterest and a random idea to start a blog…  What the heck was I thinking?  I wasn’t popular so…

Don’t Force It: Outgrowing and Moving On

This post is inspired by my writer’s block…Nothing deep!  I legit had NOTHING to post as of 3:30 p.m. yesterday.  Well, that’s not entirely true.  I had about 4 saved drafts that weren’t “speaking to me,” and a few ideas rolling around but nothing was connecting.  I did what any good writer who hits the…

Heart Check: Seeing, Cleansing, Progressing

Preface: I’m being very vulnerable… Please be gentle with my heart. Today we are going to talk about forgiveness.  Let me begin by saying, “Blah! Ugh! Shoot! @$#@%$#$%#%!”  Now that I’ve had a tantrum, let’s proceed. I have been avoiding this topic like The Black Plague!  Interestingly enough, I just encouraged you to forgive, let…