Category Archive: Free Write Friday

Shared Secrets

It may be embarrassing, shameful, light hearted, heart breaking or life changing, but to some degree or another everyone has a secret. Some secrets may go against our identity, make us appear weak… Continue reading

According to Plan

Happy Friday! It’s almost two months since I moved. The entire month of May was defined by rest. I was seeing various doctors, attending physical therapy and resting from my therapies, from an… Continue reading

On the Rise

I was nervous as I got ready this morning. The thought “I’m not suppose to be here” resounded in my mind. Not here as in this transition, but here as in the training.… Continue reading

I Am Ready

I never thought I would say what in recent years was all I wanted to say.

When Did We Grow Numb?

I’ve been carrying sadness in my heart. When I focus on what lead to this sadness I get angry, and by the end of the retelling of the story or when I recall… Continue reading

Take a Step Back

Each fall and spring I look forward to working with at-risk teens through an arts non-profit. This program is a highlight of the season. I have been working with the group for three years.… Continue reading

Marriage: Where do I stand?

I knew where I stood on this subject for myself, but through this process it changed.

Position Yourself for Marriage

“Give yourself a real shot at a good marriage, because once you are in marriage, it’s a whole new ball game. “

You Have a Choice to Get Off the Train

“It seems like you were on the train.” I told the woman with tired, worn eyes. “On the train?” She asked in a confused tone. In the moments leading up to what she… Continue reading

Marriage: Overexposure

I’m currently in a month long meditation on Marriage. I was ecstatic to realize, in February 2016, I worked through common fear most people have around marriage. What perplexed me was having that realization as… Continue reading

The Road to Marriage: Where You ARE vs. Where you NEED to Be

Two weeks ago, with much hesitation, I kicked off a mini-series on Marriage. In February 2016, I realized I was ready for marriage. I was beyond excited for this realization and I could not… Continue reading

Building the Case for Marriage: My Framework

I don’t want to talk about marriage. It’s the last thing I want to talk about. As a little girl, I was an observer. I spent much of my time in silence and observed more… Continue reading

A Leader will Emerge

We are at the start of something new. Change can be difficult. Many long for days past. Those who live in the past or deeply try to hold on to what was are… Continue reading

A Place I Never Imagined

Home get’s better and better with each visit. I visited my childhood home for the holidays as I do each year. When I first moved to Los Angeles, each time I visited home, I… Continue reading

A Year in (Relative) Isolation

I was isolated for the majority of 2016 as a result of both chance and choice. This wasn’t the first year I have been in this place. My journey towards finding a work-life balance started… Continue reading