I have not felt more called to write on a topic, and yet the words to speak about my experience have not been forthcoming. This is a strange experience for me. Ask anyone who knows me and they will tell you that I never struggle to find words to put down on paper. But there … Continue reading I Choose Freebirth
Two weeks ago I had the privilege of sitting down with Chef Stevie Winsborro of Align Body & Soul to record a 20 minute podcast. You can listen to the podcast here. During my allotted time, I was able to talk about some challenges that have beset the millennial generation. I also mentioned some of … Continue reading Gold Millennial on a Podcast!
Oceans What was and what is Vision and fulfillment Oceans between us Oceans withheld Untold unspoken unsaid Yet Felt Oceans...
Each month after our book club discussion, we will share some highlights from the discussion itself, and also some of our own thoughts that we may not have gotten to share during the livestream. Last month we read Leaders Eat Last, by Simon Sinek. You do not have to have read the book in order … Continue reading What We Learned from Leaders Eat Last
Rupi Kaur is considered by many to be the quintessential Millennial poet. Rising to fame after sharing her poetry and illustrations on Instagram, her first book, Milk and Honey, hit the top of the New York Times bestseller list. Our selected book, The Sun and Her Flowers, is Kaur’s second book. It was released in … Continue reading November 2018 Gold Millennial Book Club: The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur
Video Games. Millennials are arguably the first generation to come of age with consoles and cords cluttering up their living rooms. We love Nintendo nostalgia – Mario, Pokémon, Zelda. Well, many Millennials, not all. Not every family had enough money to purchase consoles or computers and a lot of grown women report that growing up, … Continue reading Discovering Life as a Millennial Woman Gamer
I wrote this poem August 3, 2012, while my husband José was deployed in Afghanistan (his second deployment). At this time, our daughter Mia was 19 months old and her little sister Lizzie was 6 weeks old. I had a big, supportive group of mother friends in community around me, but no family, and I … Continue reading God Bless America
I’m not the type of person who likes to run late. I habitually show up early for meetings, doctor appointments, flights, movies – if I’m supposed to be there at a certain time, I try my hardest to get there ahead of schedule. However, sometimes something happens beyond my control and I end up getting … Continue reading When Dreams Run Late
My daughters were fascinated the other night when I told them the story of the day I left a rather large pot with a bit of oil in it on the stove in our house in Georgia. I had intended on making popcorn but after I set it up I became impatient waiting for the … Continue reading My Colossal Collection of Crazy Stories
It is a sad thing to lose yourself Buffeted about by the winds of change aimlessly drifting at the whim of the breath of earthly forces, unable to ground, detached from the core of life. Flow…go with the flow they say… Funny thing about life, so many people beg for a roadmap. Others rebel against … Continue reading Alignment