I’m Baaaaacckkk!

Wow.This break was way longer than I had intended to take. The longer I went without writing the longer I was scared to go back. It was sort of like this with the emails. I convinced myself that maybe it was better to just stop writing all together and everyone would forget I even started the […]


“…love until it hurts,  then there can be no more hurt, only more love”  Mother Teresa Mother Teresa speaks in her writing and in her conversations about those living in “poverty”. She explains that people in poverty offer opportunities for us to love them. She says we should be grateful for the impoverished, that without […]

Gratitude (a day late).

I grew up spending my summer vacation staying with my Aunt Sylvia and Uncle Paul and my cousins, in Huntington Beach. I started flying down to visit, by myself, when I was just 7 years old, and continued to visit each Summer all the way through high school. Their home was filled with their 4 […]

Speaking Gratitude

When I was in high school I commuted about 35 minutes out of my small town to go to school. It was a  brave decision, at 14 years old, to go to a school where I knew no one. That quickly changed and soon I had made friendships that were rooted deeply into who I […]

Catching Souls

I am not a writer. Before now, I have never considered starting a blog. I actually have always despised writing and I think that is because I am simply not good at it. My friend Steph recently told me, “You are so good at writing” which I was surprised and flattered until she followed with, […]