Dear Sis, Sometimes you learn your greatest life lessons by listening to your own words. It happens to me all the time. A person may ask for my advice, and before I know it, I'm blown away by the words that come out of my mouth. I consider it a gift... a ministry even -- because I am 100% certain that this innate wisdom is not of my own, but God-given. Well, last week -- it happened again. I was hosting a shadowing visit for a student from Ohio State University. Like any eage
Break a sweat
Dear Sis, For this one I'm gonna need you to break a sweat!! Yep, you read that right. It wasn't a mistake. I need you to SWEAT!! I know what you're thinking, but stick with me for a few more minutes. This past week started out like a slippery slope. I mean, I woke up and before I knew it Monday was trying to take me out. She was for sure living up to her reputation as the most dreadful day of the week. Then, Tuesday came and just when I thought it couldn't possibly get a
You don't run this!
Dear Sis, For the longest time, I thought I was a "go-with-the-flow" kinda girl. And, for the most part... I am! Last-minute brunch plans? I'm down! Girls trip on a whim? Count me in! Need a wing-woman for that event?.. Text me the dress code, and I'm there! I am ALWAYS game for a new experience -- especially if it means hanging with great friends and eating amazing food! I don't care where we go or whose car we take, I'm ridin' with you boo! No. Questions. Asked. But, when i
Dear sis, I've always said, “I hate nothing more than a person who doesn't follow through on their word.” I know hate is a strong word, but in this case it's a hundred percent appropriate. Honestly... is there anything more annoying than the constant cycle of promises being made and each being broken?? The run around can be simply exhausting — frustrating even. Well, come with me as we rewind this tale a few months. Toward the end of last year, I bought a notebook. I dedu