Practical guide for introverts to survive “Greeting your Neighbor” at church

For my bible belt friends... all in good fun.  "Now turn and greet your neighbor!" My heart briefly sinks every time I hear that before it returns to the rapid beating of anxiety. My palms go sweaty and I nervously look around in fear- wondering which awkward encounter to have first. I understand that the "greeting your neighbor" time is suppose to be about fellowshipping with other … [Read more...]

In which I almost knocked over an elder in my church (while wearing amazing heels…)


I love heels. If you follow me on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram you may have saw a picture of some killer heels that I wore recently. I got them at a thrift store and they were exactly the brand and PRICE I was wanting. Now I feel sassy, grown-up and classy wearing them with my skinny jeans. I've met my first goal of my New Year, New You series that I'm writing about in my Exercise Nothings … [Read more...]

Hope & Community


  I started to write a post on hope the other day and it fizzled in my draft folder. I went back to re-examine it today to see if I could breathe in some new life and it occurred to me why it had so difficult. I usually get blocked when I'm writing about something near to my heart but not being really honest with myself . I was talking about the hope of finding a community group... … [Read more...]