The Little Letter with the Big Mouth

Joe and Tom were identical twins.  They were so identical that even their mother found it difficult to distinguish one from the other, at least during their initial days on earth. However, they were very different from each other when it came to everything other than their appearance.  Joe had no friends, while Tom was…

40 Lists You Can Make

If you know me, you know I love lists.  And if you really know me, you know that my saying I only love lists is an understatement.  If there’s even a slight opportunity for me to make a list, I will make a list.  I can’t get enough of them! They’re organized and, well I’m…

10/10/10 (Part 3)

Go to: Part 1, Part 2 Slipping into her one black dress, she looked into the mirror one last time, readjusted her already neat bun and tried to avoid the regret filling her eyes.  She pulled the sleeves of her dress over her bruised arms, flinching as she did so, but tried to make her way to…

10/10/10 (Part 2)

Go to: Part 1 If there was ever a night when a car was pushed to its limits, tonight would’ve been that night.  If there was ever a night where praying was used to the fullest, tonight would’ve been that night.  Never before had John had such a shot of adrenal rush through his body.  His…

Why Patience is Key (and how to acquire it)

You know that feeling when you’re late for an appointment, and there’s a traffic jam?  Yeah, that’s the absence of patience, and that absence makes you feel antsy.  It feels awful, it gets you nowhere, and you end up feeling inadequate because it helped nothing.   And yet, we keep doing it.  We keep getting…

10/10/10 (Part 1)

Lightning rippled across the sky, followed by the all too familiar sound of thunder.  The rain wasn’t letting up, but the driver of a BMW X3 wasn’t either. “Look, Ann, if you don’t get serious about what you’re going to do with your life, and soon, it’s going to be too late.” Yada yada yada…why…

News Flash

I’ve got some news to share, about this blog.  I love doing writings, but I also love writing stories, so I’ve decided to incorporate that into this blog. I’ve always enjoyed writing stories, especially when I could add meaning to them while still keeping it interesting.   And I know that for me, stories can…

Stop Hating Yourself

It’s easy to be hard on yourself.  It’s easy to run yourself into the ground.  It’s easy to hate yourself. And it sucks!  It sucks that it’s so easy. It sucks that we seem to have this insane goal in life to run ourselves down, constantly.  Maybe it’s our way of punishing ourselves for the…

Change Your Mindset, Change Your Life

Staying positive in a world filled with stress, fear and anxiety isn’t easy.  And it won’t always be possible.  But if you don’t strive for a healthy mindset, you won’t be able to thrive and make the change you’ve always wanted to make or leave the mark you’ve always wanted to leave. Just to be…

How to Jumpstart Your Health

In my last post, I mentioned why leading a healthy lifestyle was so crucial.  Now I wanted to share with you what exactly has helped me to jumpstart that healthy lifestyle.  I’m no expert, but I am passionate about creating a healthier version of myself and helping you do the same. To say that being…

Why is a Healthy Lifestyle so Crucial?

To begin with, a healthy lifestyle is crucial because it means you might live longer.  And we all know what that means…more opportunities to screw up…just kidding!  Seriously, being able to lead a full life is probably one of the biggest blessings there is.  It gives you more opportunities to make the world a better…

Book Review on “The Shack”

So I read this book and I completely fell in love.  It was so much deeper than most fiction books I’ve read, and I just had to share my thoughts on it with you. First of all, hats off to the author for portraying everything with such zest and passion that I was actually disappointed…