7 Things Travel Taught Me in 2017

For the last two years I have been traveling a lot. As much as I did while I was in Seminary; sometimes I’m gone for 2-3 weekends out of a given month. As I have been trying to complete my 30 countries I have enjoyed journeying out of the country multiple times a year instead […]

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Self Sunday: Easing Back In

Inspiration: “You have to be gentle with yourself.” ~ My colleagues It is past midnight and I am having one of those moments where I have hit a productivity groove. It is officially Monday morning and I am just now getting around to writing a self care lesson for this week, again. Normally this would […]

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7 Things 2017 Taught Me

**I know I’m a couple days late, but we’re here and we’re back! I have never been more ready for a year to be over. I thought 2016 was hellish and I was ready for 2017 but this year came in and turned my life upside down. 2017 can pack it up and be gone. […]

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Self Sunday: Respites and Rest Space

Inspiration: Matthew 11:28-30 KJV: “28 “Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. 29 Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. 30 For my yoke is easy and my […]

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Travel Hack: Taking the Layover

Recently I posted on Facebook that I purchased all of my plane tickets to my upcoming trip to Asia for a total of $736. That is a steal. You could easily spend $700 dollars just getting to Singapore, or Tokyo, or to Bangkok from here in Houston. Many of my Facebook friends asked for my […]

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Self Sunday: Letting Go

Inspiration: Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have – life itself.   ~Walter […]

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Hotel Review: Riu Negril

Location: Negril, Jamaica Picture it: Girls Trip 2016. No, not the movie. Me and two of my sorority sisters ended up going to Jamaica in September 2016 for a 4-day/3-night getaway. We stayed at the Riu Negril, which cost $449 per person for a double occupancy room plus round trip airport transfer. We booked this […]

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Self Sunday: Capturing Every Thought

“The mind is everything. What we think, we become.” ~ The Buddha I know how horrible the mind can be because I suffer from anxiety and depression. It can push you over the edge into the abyss where you really cannot see things for what they are. How you think about yourself, and the world […]

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Hotel Review: The Excalibur Hotel and Casino

Location: Las Vegas, NV It all started with a bribe. If you watched my first Las Vegas vlog (or check it HERE) then you know about my experience with time-share tours. One of the incentives that the man and I received was a 3-day, 2 night stay in Vegas. We had to use it within […]

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Self Sunday: The Mind of Manifesting

“Assuredly, I say to you, whatever you bind on earth will be bound in heaven, and whatever you loose on earth will be loosed in heaven.” ~Matthew 18:18 “By thinking those [negative] thoughts you emitted that frequency, and they became the pictures of your life” ~ The Secret to Money app “Manifest” is a big pop […]

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