Category Archives: Faith and Encouragement

The last two weeks have been rough. More than rough. Emotionally draining. Grieving. The second I think my heart could take no more, I read yet another devastating headline. I don’t watch the news. I know for my own emotional health, I can’t. I’m equal parts insanely sensitive and fearful. I can’t have it on […]

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One of the biggest qualities of a rogue is that they keep their eye focused on their goal. They get excited about possibilities. They enjoy the process of whatever it is they are working toward. They don’t get discouraged during the journey – whether it’s because of what people say or because things aren’t going […]

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How many times has fear stood in our way of going rogue? Keeping you from going after the things that fuel your heart… Starting that band? Running for senator? Being in a relationship? Starting a business? Defining your own personal style? Writing a blog? Where does the fear come from? Is it because you’re worried […]

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I see him everyday, on his rollerblades, earbuds obviously blasting away some tune in his ears that makes him shake and shimmy as he rolls through the light at Montrose and Allen Parkway. The kind of dancing and shimmying I only do in the privacy of my own home. This stranger is known as The […]

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  (Pull free for 10 days!) When I wrote the trichotillomania post, I had no idea of what to expect. I thought I was just telling another aspect of my story. Truthfully, I was a little embarrassed but I’ve learned that being vulnerable with our struggles is one way we can connect with each other […]

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I was nestled into the bean bag at the foot of my bed, reading One More Time by Carol Burnett. Consumed by the book, lost in stories, my hands made their way up to my eyes, rubbing my eyelashes between my thumb and my index finger. It was comfort. Soothing. Calming all the anxiety that […]

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Fidget. Fidget. Fidget. It’s what my hands constantly do. Popping knuckles. Twirling hair. Tapping fingers. Think. Think. Think. It’s what my brain does. Constantly. It never shuts off. I get so lost in my thoughts that it takes a good jolt to bring me back to reality. A couple of weeks ago I got the […]

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This Sunday I was sitting in an office at the counseling center where Aaron works while I waited for him to finish counseling. I nestled into a couch in one of the offices. My plan was to make a dent in some reading I needed to get done. I pulled out my kindle and while my […]

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