It feels so good to be known, doesn’t it? To be seen and noticed. A recent experience at New Hope Girls helped me realize this afresh.
Human trafficking, exploitation and abuse are horrifically ugly. I’m committed to fight. While I may be just one person – I am one determined person who is part of a team of warriors.
Love in action, connection, and perspective. Three of many reasons why volunteering is important and valuable!
I was able to witness the early days of healing and am honored I got to meet this powerful overcomer, as her new journey begins.
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 thisContinue reading “6 Things I’ve Realized in My First 60 Days”
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.
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.
When I left law enforcement to pursue a career in marketing and communications I was concerned that I had left my calling and would never find work that was as deeply satisfying. I was wrong. This journal excerpt and reflection underscores how we can all find ways to use our gifts and talents for good.