We are all messy. Each and every one of us. While my chosen paradigm is one that chooses to look past the thorns to celebrate the berry, there is also a need to acknowledge our challenges, hurts, frustrations and hang ups. Owning our humanity can be incredibly humbling but there is also a beautiful freedom in owning the reality that we do not have it all together. There is a blackberry bittersweetness to our humanity.
A meaningful DIY project has the ability to impart lessons about the important work of transformation and our unique journeys.
Change is tough but so are you. Consider these practical takeaways and anecdotes that will encourage you during a season of reinvention.
My first 60-days with New Hope Girls has nearly lapsed. Wow, what a beautiful journey these last two months have been. Although, if I am being honest (which I am), I feel like I have been with them forever. I have been connected to our organization for about 4 years, in some capacity. But this …
What gifts and talents do you have that can be used to serve others? The recent New Hope Girls photoshoot is an example of happens when you are generous with your life. You will positively impact and inspire others.
Your next great friendship + adventure may be just around the corner. So what do you need to do? Show up unapologetically authentic. This is a story about what happened when I did exactly that.
Early morning coffee inspiration led to reflections on how to re-center and be fully present when life feels stressful and overwhelming.
A conversation with Michelle Buelow of Bella Tunno, a modern baby accessory brand, led to insight regarding pushing through pain into purpose.
There is a powerful vision + mission backing goodMRKT by Vera Bradley – a new and exciting concept store in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
I am starting a new career ADVENTURE! With enthusiasm, joy, delight and determination I announce I have been selected to lead the marketing, sales, communications and public relations efforts for New Hope Girls.
When words aren’t enough (because you don’t know the language!) how will you show your love? Do you trust love always finds a way?
I am full of gratitude to have a father who knows that all women and all girls are created for more. In the Dominican Republic he served intentionally and loved well.
Joy Reyes provides insight and inspiration about hope, joy and a deeply rooted belief we were each created for more.
A conversation is completely reframed when you come from a place of love. The emotional safety that allows us to walk through the hard stuff.
Why should you insist on intentional play? Because you must balance time in the performance zone with FUN. Lighten up and PLAY.