After 10 years, I can't believe the day has finally come, but it is here. The day I "retire" as a dancer. Officially, anyway. As some of you may know, I've had quite few injuries throughout the years from dancing & I have also been battling a pretty intense chronic illness over the past few… Continue reading The End of an Era
Kristen said it SO well, I agree!
Recently I’ve been writing letters to the man in my (distant) future, but this one goes out to the guys of my past.
You’ll probably never read this. And even if you did, you might not even know it’s about you. You might not even know that I liked you… or that you’re “one of the guys it didn’t work out with”. Maybe you do know. Maybe you hurt me, or maybe I hurt you.
It’s okay though, I’m not here to dread up the past, point fingers, or lay any blame.
That’s right. I want to thank you, the guys that were wrong for me.
It wasn’t you. It wasn’t me. It just wasn’t meant to be.
And for that, I’m thankful.
So thank you, for not being the right guy for me. I might have thought you were right at the time, but it took stepping away…
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Life lessons I learned through my favorite sport and art form- dance
2.23.2017 "..he hath sent me to heal the brokenhearted, to preach deliverance to the captives, and recovering of sight to the blind, to set at liberty them that are bruised.." - Luke 4:18 Today is national "Shine A Light On Slavery" Day, a movement where we all come together, despite political backgrounds and stand up… Continue reading Shining a Light on Slavery
I am the vessel, Christ is my anchor.
*** A/N: This blog post is from the fall of 2016, when I began my fundraiser to go on a mission trip to the UK. Last summer (2017), God made that happen. I have been called to return this coming summer, so the sentiment of this post still rings true. The shirts mentioned in this… Continue reading A Faithful Challenge: I Have Been Called. 
As a recent high school graduate (class of 2016), I thought I'd share a few thoughts with incoming seniors. This year is by far the hardest, yet greatest year of high school & it truly does fly by in the blink of an eye! There is so much to be done: college applications, college visits,… Continue reading Letter to High School Seniors:
I am blessed to be stressed. This may be an odd sounding statement, but it's very true. As a college student, I know that I'm guilty of complaining about how stressed I am. Dealing with classes, organizations, homework, practice, working out and life can be quite hectic, but not impossible. In… Continue reading Blessed to be Stressed
Dear US Military Veterans & active duty servicemen: Thank you. Thank you for dropping everything to serve our country. Thank you for giving up the luxury of being with your family every day. Thank you for putting your life on the line to defend our freedom. You have given up so much so that we… Continue reading A Letter To Our Veterans
I wasn't going to make a "part two" initially, but the day came and I had a few more thoughts that tied in with my previous blog on the topic. I'm keeping this one pretty short & sweet, but I just felt the need to write down my thoughts. If you want to read my… Continue reading One Nation Under God (part two)