The Importance of Dreaming Big

Originally published as a guest post on Talk Less, Say More. “I want to be a doctor, a ballerina, and a house-builder.” At my kindergarten graduation, this was my answer to the question “What do you want to be when you grow up?” As kids, we know how to dream big, don’t we? But it seems like somewhere along the way between high school and college and needing a job that will pay the rent, we seem to forget those big dream. Instead of setting our eyes on the horizon, we set our eyes on the weekend to the time when we can binge-watch our current Netflix obsession. Don’t get me wrong, we need time to relax and unwind. But [...]

Pursuing Your Passions

In a month from today, we will all be setting resolutions. These resolutions are based on our dreams, on our passions, on our heart's desires, but how often do those promises fizzle out and die in the first months. Why is that? Is it because we lose our passions? I think not. I am determined to find the root cause so nothing will hold me back in 2016 and beyond. Are you ready to wholeheartedly begin pursuing your passions? Here are a few things that I am passionate about: Writing novels. I truly believe that fiction can change the world one life at a time. Fiction has made me see some many things in a new light and helped me [...]

By | 2015-12-01T00:15:02+00:00 December 1st, 2015|Encouragement, Goals|9 Comments

Let God Dream for You

I rediscovered this song this morning and I just had to share. I know many of you are getting ready to start up school this month or maybe there's another situation where you don't exactly know how it's going to turn out. It can be scary. And I know my first instinct is to worry. But really, who does that help? You may or may not know that I am a writer. Well, this week I just sent out my last proposal to an agent... and I nearly started hyperventilating. The moment I hit send, it was out of my hands. And I didn't like that, because I like to be in control. Many of you will be facing similar [...]

By | 2015-09-08T09:35:21+00:00 August 1st, 2015|Encouragement|0 Comments