Purpose In The Pain

I’ve done a couple of interviews recently about my story, and a quote from my first book kept coming up in some way or another, either by the interviewer or myself. I figured there must be a reason for this – and I have been working on being more mindful of those moments that catch Read more about Purpose In The Pain[…]






Existing vs Living

Why are you here? Why are you here on this earth, at this time in history? Have you ever asked yourself that question? Why not a 100 years ago, or a hundred years from now? Surely there must be a purpose, right? Why do we exist right now? Which begs another question I ask myself Read more about Existing vs Living[…]






Confession Brings Freedom

My overarching message when I speak is wrapped around confession and forgiveness bringing freedom. When I finally came to the life-changing moment of self-forgiveness, every single thing about my life changed. @@I believe the hardest person to forgive is yourself.@@ So coming face-to-face with my life’s ugly-reel playing before my eyes was scary, yet surprisingly Read more about Confession Brings Freedom[…]






Bless My Little Cussing Heart

I can’t remember exactly how old my son, Kota, was at the time this story took place… maybe 10; I’ve told it before but it’s worth repeating. He and I were driving around, running errands. I got upset at a driver on the road and, while I can’t remember if I called the driver a Read more about Bless My Little Cussing Heart[…]






Dear Nicki Minaj…

“I thought I was going to die. . . It was the hardest thing I have ever gone through. . . It has haunted me all my life.” Nicki Minaj on her teen abortion.  I have to admit, reading this surprised me. Not the abortion part, but her remorse. And the fact that I have not seen many Read more about Dear Nicki Minaj…[…]






I Had A Chance To Introduce Myself

One of my favorite things I get to do these days is radio interviews. They are so fun! They’re tied, in my book, with live Q&A’s. I’m a chatty person. I love interacting with people, conversing, listening, learning. Radio interviews are a challenge for me in that I am the only one talking after a Read more about I Had A Chance To Introduce Myself[…]






Defund. Defend. Decide.

[*** There are so many layers to why women get abortions. Far too many for me to tackle alone, and far too many for me to be an expert on. I do not have all the answers. But I do have my story and experiences with abortion. I speak from that and my own research***] Read more about Defund. Defend. Decide.[…]






“I’m right here, daddy!”

As my speaking calendar fills up I know I will be flying more. Like, in planes. In the air. This I do not care for. I don’t have a legit fear of flying like some of my friends, but I will sweat and have nervous bladder the entire flight. I will be in full on Read more about “I’m right here, daddy!”[…]