Every Tear

I wrote this as a text message to some of my family members on November 9, 2016. This doesn't come from a place of partisan preference, but rather a place of trusting my Heavenly Father. This is short and sweet, but take the time to listen to the words in the video at the end.  [...]

The Waiting Game

A lot of times I often question my purpose. I can get really low feeling like I'm not exactly where I'm supposed to be in any given moment. Last Sunday night, for example, was one of those 'given moments'. I realized I had forgotten about a homework assignment (in a class that I've already forgotten multiple homework assignments) and am [...]


This morning I had a moment of clarity. My cat sat in the window, making his usual growl at the birds chirping away in the trees. I paused what I was doing for a minute to really listen to their song. They spoke in melodic prose, and you couldn't help but smile. These little birds just [...]

Embracing Your Inner Lion

Magestic. Fierce. Courageous. Brave. Mighty. Beautiful. Intimidating. Leader. Loyal. These are words I think about when I think about a lion. These are not words I think about when I think about myself. If you know me, (or if you are reading this), you know how much I love my cat. They are such funny [...]