We are weeks away from my debut fiction YA novel launch date! Somewhere In Between will officially be release November 22nd! To pre-order your copy click the link below! This is my first piece of published fiction. It has been a HUGE piece of my life this past year and I am very excited to share … More NEW BOOK!!
I can’t count the number of times I have sat in church and listened to pastors say, “Live within your means” in regard to spending your money wisely. This was always used as a statement to keep yourself out of financial trouble and to be sure that you weren’t living a more lavish life than … More Teacher Chronicles: Stop Cutting Corners
I just finished reading Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult. I read this book right before I began to read the play A Raisin in the Sun with my students. While my views and reflections come from the perspective of a white privileged female, I approach this unit with my students with fresh eyes … More Racial Tension: A Review of Small Great Things
I was driving today and heard a song from the Mumford and Sons Wilder Mind album and was instantly transported back in time to when this album was released the spring of 2015. I’ve always been amazed at how music and albums can catalog events in our life. Wilder Mind came out the year I graduated … More Chasing Sunsets
“Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?” Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ All the Law and the Prophets hang on these … More Love Your Neighbor as Yourself
Maththew 7:13 says “Enter through the narrow gate. For wide is the gate and broad is the road that leads to destruction, and many enter through it”. Reality checks come in all shapes and sizes. Maybe it’s all the bible studies or the countless times my mom pumped bible verses in my head, but every … More The Narrow Path
New Years always start the same, a count down, a couple cozy in the corner, falling confetti that sticks to the tips of your hair, and a glass of champagne to toast new beginnings. Most people look forward to the hopes of a new year and the opportunities that it will bring. I always have … More Resolutions and the Fear of Disappointment
Goodbye. Just for a little why. This can be both frightening and anxiety provoking. When you’re confronted with losing something you’ve known virtually your entire life, having it taken away seems impossible to stomach. But maybe that’s just it. It can be hard when people come and go in your life, especially the ones that … More Just For a Little While
Adele’s new hit sensation, “Hello”, smashed the previous record, held by Taylor Swift, for most internet views for a new music video. We haven’t heard from Adele in nearly four years, but her latest come back reveals a new and improved version of herself leaving us all gripping the edge of our seats asking for more. Seriously, I’m obsessed with her latest … More Hello Again
I love love love Halloween! I love the smug welcome of a somewhat scary pumpkin seated on your front stoop, the never-ending burning of candles, the constant fear that lurks from all the spooky characters that hide in the shadows, and the pillow cases that rip from too much candy. Like most holidays, I enjoy the … More Spooktacular
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