Delayed Opportunities

Delayed Opportunities

Remember when you were a kid, that time you asked your parents, “Can I drive?” Their answer was the obvious, “No.” (Or a loud, obnoxious laughter in place of an answer, if you had a dad like mine.) Although hurtful, receiving a “no” was actually a good thing. Our parents, as harsh as as their […]

Forbidden Fruits

Forbidden Fruits

  Out of all the trees in Eden, hundreds, possibly thousands of them, Adam and Eve chose to eat apples from the one they were instructed not to touch. . .sounds pretty foolish, right? I mean, what was so alluring about that particular tree? Or was it even the tree at all? Reminiscing on my […]

Fulfilling Purpose

Fulfilling Purpose

Who am I? I could tell you I’m a successful, perfect woman who always had her life together. . .but if I did, it would be a lie. To start, I was the type of person that camouflaged my feelings, living day to day wearing an artificial smile. Anxiety disorder, depression, and insecurities were running […]

Called to be Set AP[ART]

Called to be Set AP[ART]

During my last few days in Florida, I was told I couldn’t leave without visiting the Wynwood Art District, one of the most luxurious and sought out areas to visit of Miami. After walking and admiring its 50 blocks of liveliness, I couldn’t believe that it was the same, impoverished neighborhood that my friends spoke […]