The Creative Curse

I’m a highly creative person, and I am here to tell you that it always feels amazing like you’re going to explode with frustration. Creative people are either totally on fire with…

What 33 Taught Me

Well, it happened. Yesterday was my birthday, and today I woke up 34 and sort of sore (I started the Jillian Michaels workouts and Y’ALL). Maybe that will be my slogan for…

What MLK Would Say Today

Racism. Bigotry. Hate. The Civil Rights Movement put an end to all of this, right? Wrong. The Civil Rights Movement was, in many ways, incredibly successful. But let’s be honest: you can’t…

Women Vs. Women

“I am proud to be a Christian woman who is not a feminist.” Lately, I’ve been hearing that narrative a lot. Hot take: it makes no sense. It’s like saying, “I am…

The Year of the Loser

Well, friends, 2017 has come and gone, and it was good.  I successfully didn’t cut bangs even though I almost did like 5 times, I thrived in a career as a creative…

The Change Game

For a seed to achieve its greatest expression, it must come completely undone. The shell cracks, its insides come out, and everything changes. To someone who doesn’t understand growth, it would look…

Okayness

There’s this moment of adulthood where you really take a step back and just observe the workings of the relationships in your life. I’ve done that. A lot, lately. I’m in a new…

Look at Her Butt

Yesterday, a friend of mine was on a walk with her two young sons. A car drove by, and a man yelled out the window, “Yeah baby, work that fat butt.” (He…

Permission

He came unexpectedly. He was smart, funny, motivated, and kind. He got me. It was as simple as that. He just got me. I could be anyone when I was with him.…

The Weirdest Day

FULL DISCLOSURE: Before I begin, I want to make sure everybody knows that I do not have my degree in political science. I’ve done a lot of reading today on all different…
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