Are We Out of the Woods?

"Are we out of the woods yet? Are we in the clear yet? Good." -T. Swift Fear: an unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain, or a threat. This one simple word made me a target in the woods and wilderness of my life. Why? How? [...]

What’s Your Cave?

Our culture tends to center around how we can get what we want and become "happy." What they don't prepare you for, though, is what to do when you get everything you thought you wanted, yet still feel completely empty. Almost six years ago, I had just moved out to Los Angeles to "live the dream", [...]

Who’s Finger Prints Are On Your Blueprint?

  Have you ever looked at a blueprint closely? Filled with details, plans, and so many intricate things to get just right. Whoever creates the initial blueprint probably feels success, joy, and a feeling of accomplishment. Looking at the work, much like God, and thinking "It is good." However, after drawing up these plans and [...]

Dream Big {And why God is more creative than you.}

"So, I'm sorry, maybe I'm just not understanding. Do you want to be an actress, a singer, or a writer? If you had to pick. Because I don't understand you." The question above was actually asked to me by a talent agency I met with a couple years ago. It seems they couldn't quite understand [...]

The Irrevocable Call

My eyelids grew heavy as I sat on set today, waiting for hours before we filmed the scene I was working on. The words of another actor woke me up--though my eyes were almost shut, my ears were still awake. He said: "How lucky are we to be able to have a life of adventure? [...]

Who is this? And what is he asking me to do?!

I'll never forget the day I finally answered God's call. I knew He was calling me to step out in faith in my ministry...to use writing, acting, and speaking to glorify Him; to stop relying on financial stability in a job that drained my energy; to trust Him and let go. As I put in [...]

Challenge of the Week: Intention

It is so easy for us to let our pasts to write our futures. We are creatures of habit. We enjoy safety, comfort, familiarity, and normal. But what if normal isn't working? Have you been dreading this Monday all weekend? Waiting for the inevitable, everyday, "normal" week to begin? Let's change it up. I challenge [...]