I've never quite been one for resolutions, but I do have a few goals in mind for 2018, all with an underlying theme: simplifying. I began a devotional at the end of December on my YouVersion bible app called "Simplify" that takes a Christian approach to making every aspect of life easier. When it comes … Continue reading Simple.


5 Reasons To Live

I just finished Netflix's new series, 13 Reasons Why, and I'm feeling inspired but also incredibly saddened.  A couple of years ago (May of 2015, to be exact), I witnessed a man attempt suicide.  How's that for an opening?  The year before, I was depressed and had thoughts of suicide myself.  Going even farther back, in 2010, … Continue reading 5 Reasons To Live


I don't want her to live a life full of fear, sorrow, and suffering. I want the world to be a better place for her, one that allows me to sleep at night knowing that she's safe. My only hope is to raise a child who is genuinely good, who not only cares about the world around her, but does something to change it for the better.