Love > Fear

Love > Fear

Are my reactions based on love or fear?How much am I living out of fear or out of love? I’ve been thinking lately how I’ve been living my days and how I want to live instead. When I started breaking my life down with this lens, I was startled by the honest...
Why Everyone Needs a Donation Button

Why Everyone Needs a Donation Button

In my empowerment coaching, I’ve crossed over into a new area that initially makes people very uncomfortable. It’s taking what is widely-known as a sensitive topic and shifting our mindset from “need” to “encouragement” within its realm: I’m advocating for every...
When I’m My Own Worst Creative Enemy

When I’m My Own Worst Creative Enemy

It took me three and a half years to finish a novel that had been perpetually on my heart day in and day out. I didn’t realize until the moment I wrote the last word how much that creative force was weighing me down until it was finally lifted. The novel still...

First Shot

I snapped this picture earlier today while I was working on “Autumn’s Return” because of one of the stories inside the novel. Autumn gets to embark on a new social media experiment that has her completing activities inspired by thirty different people from around the...