A new beginning.

I’ve been thinking a lot about life and the type of person I want to be. I’ve spent many years trying in earnest to please everyone around me. I do this for many reasons. Sometimes it’s out of love or respect, but also because I feel as though I just want them to like me. When I was a child, I tried so hard to be perfect. I thought that if...

How’s this for motivation? Be ordinary.

  Me. Second-day hair, garage sale shirt with a paint stain on it, putting up ornaments. Totally boring. A few days ago I read a post written by my friend Megan about how she gained 1,000 blog followers in 6 months. I’ll be honest, she does intentional blogging far better than I do. I can barely muster the time and energy to write most days! I always find myself using...