Packing light when traveling can be a bit of a struggle. It is interesting how quickly the desire to be prepared can turn into the need for security instead. How the intention to pack essentials turns into the struggle of trying to define what the “essentials” are. In the act of packing our belongings, we… Continue reading Packing Light: World Youth Day
I can be extremely athletic, but as my friends know, I can also be a huge klutz as well. So, it did not surprise me too much when I was on a run around the neighborhood one night when I tripped. However, what did surprise me was what immediately followed. I felt my arms brace… Continue reading The Fall I Never Forgot
I've had many soul mates throughout my life. Individuals that I had such intricate and marvelous relationships with that they proved unexplainable. I feel as though finding the words to describe them, and to try and capture what we have shared will be a lifelong journey. Now, most of you are probably thinking I have… Continue reading Why Do We Have Soul Mates?
“Are you sure?” That is the line friends usually hit you with before you make a big decision. I don’t know about you, but that line is pretty effective in testing my certainty. Sometimes, it will not even phase me and that is how I will know the strength of the conviction behind my decision.… Continue reading How to be Certain
One morning my husband came home from work and surprised me with a piece of paper — a gym membership. I had been thinking about getting back into dancing, which meant I should start conditioning, which naturally led me to consider getting a gym membership. Still, I found myself surprised, or rather, shocked in that moment… Continue reading Gym and Lattes
As a newlywed the number one question I get asked is, “How’s the married life?”, and I often hesitate before I reply. Now, it is not that married life is not great. It is also not because I am having doubts. Mostly, it is because I pause to think about how it feels like my… Continue reading 2 Things To Do When There Isn’t Enough Time
Surprises: They can be startling or amusing, and worthy of tears or laughter. The thing about surprises is that they are dependent on catching someone unaware. It is not a surprise if someone sees it coming, right? I am not good with surprises. Why? I almost always see them coming. Some might describe this as being perceptive, others as having trust issues. Honestly, it is probably both.