Your Story is Worth Telling

I recently had the opportunity to meet the most incredible woman. Her name was Jody, and she owned a gourmet Czech kolache bakery in Calvert, Texas. I just happened to walk in because it had a sign that said “real fudge.” Real fudge people! Do you really need another reason to walk into a place? […]

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It’s Time to Dream Again

If money, time, connections, and personality didn’t matter, what would your dream be? I spend a lot of time asking myself this question because I believe it is one of the most important questions in life. Dreams are one of our most valuable commodities we can offer ourselves and our world. They keep us motivated […]

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Coffee Shop Inspiration

I want part of my life to be a writer, but, oddly enough, I don’t feel like I write enough. I love the idea of being a writer. Every time I picture it I am in a super hipsterish coffee shop with my MacBook and a Cappuccino. Or, I am in my super hip loft, […]

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Beautification Challenge

I recently finished reading The Fault in our Stars by John Green. I would love to write about that soon, but, before I do that, I want to write about something that really captivated me in it. In the midst of the entire book, I have endlessly been thinking about the line, “People always get […]

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Introductions and Identity Issues

I am experiencing incredible amounts of difficulty coming up with a good introduction for this post. To me, there are so many facets involved in crafting an effective introduction. I’ve spent years learning the importance of having an intro that really captures people, but I have come up with three ridiculously average introductions so quickly […]

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Today is a New Day

Dallas had a beautiful sunset recently. I mean beautiful. It was one of those sunsets you gaze so deeply into you feel as if you will melt at any moment. The color spectrum started out as this sunburst yellow that traveled to this shade of deep, loving purple, with shades of orange and rose pink […]

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