comparison…or inspiration?

So I recently figured out another of my ((many?)) problems: my comparison group consists of women over 50, on their second marriage, and with more life experience than a 20-something should pressure herself to have. I also recently realized one truth: I am that 20-something. “Happiness is not an absolute value. It is a state [...]

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jack of all trades, master of…some? …yeah, we’ll go with that.

a list of things i would seriously.no.doubt be amazingly awesome at if i devoted my time to one of these instead of attempting all: `a photographer (i've take ansel-adams-esque photographs since i was jovencita. and by ansel-adams-esque, i just mean landscapes and b&w photos; that's as far as the comparison goes...but, i do have prints [...]

5 tips for Prince Charming to ponder ((while he waits for his sense of direction to improve))

5 tips for Prince Charming to ponder ((while he waits for his sense of direction to improve)) Per my deep reflective conversation with my Mexican mother, I came to the realization that my prince charming is lost. …okay, there was very little reflecting and much more direct state. Take a look: Mexican mother: ay mi’ja [...]

Why I added Christian music to my playlist– or 3 changes I’ve maintained since my weekend away

Why I added Christian music to my playlist– or 3 changes I’ve maintained since my weekend away After my weekend away, I made some major changes. Among them, I began listening to Christian music. I had an idea why but just a vague one, nothing solid. Until today. And then I realized there were other [...]

8 life lessons learned from a weekend away

8 life lessons learned from a weekend away Story behind this list: this past weekend, I had the amazingly wonderful privilege to spend it growing in my faith, feeding my spirit, and healing my soul…in an unexpectedly exhausting way. I attended my first ACTS retreat followed by being confirmed in my Catholic faith. This post [...]