Lifeguard: A Poem about Faith

The Bible helps me to understand the world around me and the world inside me. As I read the stories in the Bible that discuss common fears, moments of desperation, and moments of triumph, I invigorate myself to do the impossible with God’s guidance. Reading the Bible has shifted my perspective on life and life…

My Trip to South Africa – Day One: Welcome to South Africa!

South Africa is pure magic. I’m not kidding. I experienced a spiritual transformation during my exploration of the majestic country. It was during my trip to South Africa, when I confirmed my belief that everything in life is spiritual. I am forever changed and more thankful because of my adventures in the Motherland. In late September…

Mantra: I am faithful

According to Brother David Steindl-Rast in Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer, faith is trust and courage. When we think of faith, most of us are familiar with definition found in Hebrews 11, “faith is the substance of things hoped for, the evidence of things not seen.” But, do we know how to apply this truth to our…

South Africa Travel Journal: Traveling is Important for Our Evolution

Through life experiences, I have learned that our lives are meant for growth and development. Upon this realization, I decided to take personal responsibility for my continuous growth into the best version of myself. Now, I embrace every opportunity for an adventure, and I have learned that it is imperative that I surrender when I…

Worship Wednesday: What Nature Can Teach Us About Faith

Fall is one of my favorite seasons. I love the crisp chill in the air that nudges me to put on my leather moto jacket and warm scarf. I firmly believe that every time I plug into Mother Earth I am awoken to the reason we are all here. The change of seasons teach us…

Letting Go by Practicing Yoga

Yo•ga noun. A Hindu theistic philosophy teaching the suppression of all activity of body, mind, and will in order that the self may realize its distinction from them and attain liberation. — Merriam Websters I started practicing yoga because I wanted to reduce stress, more importantly I read Untethered Soul: The Journey Beyond Yourself by…