Domestic Abuse Part 3: Sexual Assault

Domestic Abuse Part 3: Sexual Assault

Brian and I got married in 2011 after knowing each other for 1 month. We had our first date on February 12, and got Married on March 11. He wanted to get married right away and elope. I wanted to live together and plan a small wedding. Obviously, he won that round,...
6 Kinds of Rest

6 Kinds of Rest

Perhaps I’m getting older or maybe I’ve have been through so much heartache in my life that I recognize a shift in my need for rest. Not only more deep sleep, but also what I call downtime. There are days when I just need space, and not just physical space away from...
Soul Values

Soul Values

Asheville North Carolina is a magical place. It was there in the beautiful Smoky Mountains that I a piece of my heart became soft again. In the summer of 2017, I  packed up my little white Nissan and drove 844 miles to the Asheville Yoga Festival. With a mixture of...
Living With Purpose

Living With Purpose

Nothing shakes your inner core and causes you to question your life, your relationships, or your faith, more than the death of a loved one. I lost my big brother on September 17, 2019. He was 57 years old, and he suffered greatly while fighting liver disease. I’ve...