Dear Reader: Chasing Your Dreams

Dear Reader: Chasing Your Dreams

Dear Reader, You are worthy of your dreams. Sometimes we tell ourselves we’re not. We say we aren’t talented enough, not practiced enough, to “make it big.” That no one would want to see us dance, hear us sing, read our stories. That we’re little fish in a great big pond. And you know what? […]

Writing as Yourself and No One Else

Writing as Yourself and No One Else

Recently I read a fabulous book. It pulled me in, and I couldn’t stop. Why? Because everything was written as it should be. I fell for the characters. The setting dazzled me. The book was a typical 300+ page length, but felt altogether too short because I wanted to live with these characters forever. As […]

What Will You Build Your Life On? (Part 1)

What Will You Build Your Life On? (Part 1)

Happy New Year! During this time of year, people like to make New Year’s resolutions. I also know several people who pick a word that will define their next year. Do you do either of these things? I had the pleasure of taking a vacation with my husband just after New Year’s, and while sitting […]

You Are Worth More

You Are Worth More

A couple weeks ago, a girl told me she was debating on whether to continue an abusive relationship or not. While that might sound strange to those on the outside, to her, it was a struggle. In a heartfelt, yet offhanded comment, I told her that she was worth more than that relationship. And guys, you […]