Recovery, Seeking Him

Breaking Open

In our world, every day is suicide prevention awareness day. It doesn't happen just once a year, it is our reality.  With nearly three years of sobriety from opiates under your belt, the ways of this world are tougher to ignore. You are an empath. You always have been. You hurt for the hurting. And… Continue reading Breaking Open

Seeking Him

No Longer Lost

Restless. That's how I've been feeling... ...restless. Until now. Something happened last week. I received notice that I did not move forward in the interview process for a FT teaching position at the community college where I currently adjunct. What surprised me most, when I read the notice, was not the feeling of loss -… Continue reading No Longer Lost

Seeking Him, Trades of Hope

Why Trades of Hope?

When I became a Compassionate Entrepreneuer with Trades of Hope, I didn't know where God was leading me. It wasn't until last month that my why became crystal clear: this isn't about me,  it's all about Him and being a #freedomfighter.  Through Trades of Hope, not only are we empowering women out of poverty through… Continue reading Why Trades of Hope?

Seeking Him

No Regrets

Today, my students were asked to journal for seven minutes about a decision they regretted. In the silence, while fingers were furiously typing, pens scratching against paper, I ruminated over the prompt - turning over several decades of life in my mind, trying to figure out decisions I regretted. I came to the realization that… Continue reading No Regrets