We Almost Made It

We've all been there. You like him, he likes you, you two have serious chemistry, and yet, you're not officially dating yet. You hang out together, text and talk all the time, but neither of you has made a move past good friends. You're in the Almost Relationship zone. This is very important, because from [...]


God’s Timing and Your Timing Are Two Different Things

I'm a huge planner. I love making plans, whether it's for brunch next Saturday or whether it's planning my next five years. One thing I've learned though is that God's plan and timing is so completely different than what you plan for yourself. You can make all the plans you want, but if He doesn't [...]

Let’s Ditch the Small Talk

The dreaded small talk. Sometimes we make it when we are waiting awkwardly for the mutual friend to arrive, other times we make it on a first date, hoping and praying to find something in common. It consists of very simple things: the weather, work, clothing perhaps. What it doesn't consist of is depth. One [...]

Supporting Others is a Powerful Thing

We all know how important support is. We hear about it when a celebrity gives a speech after winning an award, or at a graduation dinner, when the graduate is thanking family and friends for their support. Support is offered in many ways. There's emotional support, of being there when a friend calls you crying; [...]

What Does Success Mean to You?

Ah success. It's a word you hear a lot about in the world. Maybe it's someone bragging about how successful their child has become, or the President talking about how successful and prosperous the country is. Maybe it's a standard that you're currently judging yourself on. I know that the dictionary defines success as "the favorable or prosperous termination of attempts or endeavors; the accomplishment of one's goals." [...]

Happy Ever Afters Can Ruin Relationships

Wait, whaat? I know, this is so not like me, I love fairy tale endings, happily ever afters, anything romance I totally live for. And don't get me wrong, they're still great, I'm not saying otherwise. What I am saying though is that sometimes our expectations can be so high from these happy endings, that [...]