Category Archive: Thankful Thursday

Gratitude in an Uncertain Time

I’m trying my hardest to stay zen day in and day out. I’m not doing well with this intention. I notice my breath restricts when I hear the news or when I read… Continue reading

Blind Trust

I’m filled with emotion. I just saw a screening of a movie that I worked on last fall, called “La La Land”. It was amazing and is perhaps the best movie I have… Continue reading

‘No Longer the Quiet, Shy Girl Who was in Pain’

I never planned to be here. I never thought I would write this blog, write this consistently and live the life I am living. Today is my three-year anniversary of starting The Illuminated Voice. This blog started out… Continue reading

I’m Thankful For: Beautiful Strangers

As I ventured on my own, I was never alone.

I Am Thankful For: The Friend & Mentor Within

What you seek might already be within you.

I’m Thankful for: Blowing Out the Walls of Fear

It’s almost a month since I have been back from my two month summer hiatus. I approached those months with intention. I wanted to write my first book, deepen my spirituality and focus on… Continue reading

I’m Thankful for: Infinity

Life is working for you and it wants to be your teammate.

I’m Thankful for: Intuition

It’s Friday. I post gratitude posts on Thursday, but these past few weeks I have wanted to break form. I must honor it and follow my intuition. It wasn’t until I studied improv… Continue reading

I’m Thankful For: Believing Mirrors

I was closed off for a good part of my life when I was younger. I was blind to this fact too. People have always been open with me since I remember and I thought I was… Continue reading

I Am Thankful for: The Idle Moments

The universe meets me in the idle moments, each time I take an extended break. That’s when I gain the most clarity. I told The Answered Prayer. “The universe meets you in all your idle… Continue reading

I’m Thankful For: Freedom

This year, I had a few realizations that I have not written about yet. I have only verbally shared some of those realizations with a handful of friends. Some realizations require backstory in… Continue reading

I’m Thankful For: Self Acceptance

The weekend felt ordinary. Late Monday night I realized more happened below the surface than I could see. I was home more then I was out. The 3 intentional activities that I did,… Continue reading

I’m Thankful For: Life’s Timing

15 minutes can be all the difference between meeting someone new, reconnecting with someone from your past or avoiding danger.

I’m Thankful For: Chance Encounters

Last week my friend was in town. I’ll call her the traveler. It was late July in 2014 when I met her. She was in town visiting a friend and I had just gotten back… Continue reading

I’m Thankful For: New Shoes

I have recommitted myself to the habit of working out daily. Thus far, I have only been able to work out 2-3 times a week, because of my schedule. But, I celebrate the… Continue reading