Why you’re not afraid of an unknown future //

I went for a beautiful walk around Pasadena yesterday evening, and as I looked around at families, couples, homes and front yards, my mind wandered to the future. Have you ever had one of those days (or weeks) where upon waking up, you already have a sense of worry or dread? You're not alone. I've [...]

Enough of the “American Dream” //

At 25 years old, I spent my New Year's Eve de-cluttering my home, donating bags and bags of clothing and other items, and watching a documentary on minimalism. It wasn't a wild night out at a club, but it was exactly what I needed. It was enough. Coming into the new year, I was thinking [...]

Raw // Jagged // Uncomfortable // Defiant

***For the sake of the audience I know visits my blog, I am censoring this post to a degree. But I am also going to be transparent here, and what I am sharing is real life, and some of it may make you uncomfortable. This is my disclaimer, because life is messy sometimes, and I [...]

What kind of woman are you?

I was talking to a dear friend earlier on this International Women's Day about what kind of women we truly want to be. It has been an interesting season of life, and appearances/striving to be a perfectionist has always been important to me. That has slowly been fading, the facades being stripped away, so that [...]

Genuine Faith: Things Just Got Real

Last night, I had the honor of leading the devotion (on the topic of genuine faith) before we went out for Treasures strip club outreach, and I will be sharing that with you today. As I spent time meditating on this, praying, and talking to my mentor about it, I was truly blown away by [...]