Love Wild Live Free

I just want to live the best life I can…don’t you? Loving with conditions and living with restrictions doesn’t seem like an ideal way to live to me. But many of us don’t realize how much we live by conditions and restrictions. I’ve never considered myself your average flower child. I am all about coexisting,…

The Purposeful Pair

When you think of characteristics you would like to have in a lifelong partner what are the first things that come to mind? Is it their appearance or personality? Is it external characteristics or internal? We all have our list of what we would like in a significant other. Most of all we are hoping…

Who are you becoming in 2017?

So what if it’s cliche, this is the perfect time to start fresh, set goals, and become the best you yet. At first glance, I wouldn’t say 2016 was the best year. I’m reminded of pain, betrayal, and a lot of loss. But as I look back, I see so many blessings that were aligned…

These 4 Words

THY WILL BE DONE Let’s be honest, the last time I posted was in May. Since then, I feel like my life has been twisted inside out and upside down. I’ve felt every emotion possible within a few months span and as I look back I’ve realized how resilient I really am. Summer ’16 I…

We are OFFICIAL

  Can’t believe it’s been a month since Campaign One at a Time has become an official nonprofit. It’s been a long time coming, but we knew this was something we couldn’t give up on. The paperwork, articles, time, and money was totally worth it. We persistently kept our eyes  towards the goal to help…

Why I don’t say, “Lost their battle to cancer”

Short backstory before I begin: I’ve never been diagnosed but cancer is not a stranger to me. It has affected my life greatly since I was 11, when my mother was first diagnosed.  My mother passed away when I was 16 after battling for 5 years. Since then, my sister and close loved ones have…

Use your finest talents

I take these words of wisdom to heart. It reminds me of the many times my mother would tell me to never let my talents go to waste. Specifically, I remember learning a new song at piano lessons when I was around 7 or 8. I was frustrated at the fact that it wasn’t as…