I know enough

Just the other day, I was sitting across from a wonderfully brave soul as he shared his story with me for a piece I was writing. He poured out his experiences with no fear right in front of a complete stranger. So many times during the interview I wanted so desperately to say “YES! I… Read More

Growing up and letting go

I may or may not have checked out a book called “Adulting: How to Become a Grown-up in 468 Easy(ish) Steps” from the library the other day. I’ve also recently become obsessed with greek yogurt. Which is yogurt for grownups, right? But I also recently finished watching the entire series of Gossip Girl after binge… Read More

Let Christ heal you every day

There is often a realization that walks across my heart, stepping on all the nooks and crannies that hold every part of my testimony, my happiness, my fears and my pain. It is the realization that the Atonement of my Savior and Friend, Jesus Christ, can work for my everyday life. And yet, I feel… Read More

A word for 2014

I know I’m a few weeks late in the game, but I discovered my word for the year just a couple of days ago. D E V O T E. Let’s talk about devotion for a second. “True strength lies in submission which permits one to dedicate his life, through devotion, to something beyond himself.”… Read More

Release your inhibitions

I’ve been thinking a lot about fear lately. It’s probably because I’m at such a crossroads in life, that I start remembering each and every inhibition embedded into my mind and soul, past and present. I’m afraid that I’m not cut out for a 9-5 life. I’m afraid of having bad health for the rest… Read More

No more pity parties

We’ve all done it. We’ve all stuffed ourselves with ice cream that’s been mixed with our tears after a breakup. We’ve all felt like we’ve been dragged into the depths of despair (Anne Shirley style) after failing a test. We’ve all felt insanely stupid after putting ourselves (and our feelings) out there just one more… Read More