My Door is Always Open

"My door is always open, kettle is always on, and my sofa is always warm and a place of peace and no-judgement. Anyone who needs to chat is welcome anytime. It's no good suffering in silence. I have snacks in the cupboard, cold drinks in the fridge, tea & coffee in the jars, and I... Continue Reading →

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30 Seconds of Bravery

One of my favorite things about writing is that I know I don't have to do it alone. Sometimes a topic or idea is placed in my head or on my heart, but alone I can only reach so far - this is one of those times! I had an idea and wanted input from... Continue Reading →

caring ≠ worrying

So, one thing I have noticed through the years is that I care deeply about lots of people. I've pin-pointed that the main way lots of us show our care to others is through the act of worrying. We figure that we care about them, love them, want the best for them, and we think... Continue Reading →

LAS in Detroit – LEAD Team

It's my third year on campus, and I finally got placed on the LAS in Detroit LEAD Team. My co-lead was Conner so the excitement continued. DAY 1:  PART 1 - Jalen Rose Leadership Academy. 15000 Trojan St., Detroit, MI 48235 As a leader, we led our group members from the LAS freshman class to... Continue Reading →

Fighting for a Stronger Flint

Saturday 09/24/2016 - wake up call: 5:55 AM. My companions and I arrived earlier than the masses, as we were helping lead the volunteer trip. We met up with our co-lead, staked out a meeting area for our group. 142 students from Central Michigan University loaded up onto busses to make the haul from Mount... Continue Reading →

these people make His House feel like home

His House Christian Fellowship is a campus ministry and here at Central Michigan University is pretty well known. My freshman year I attended for the first time (because it was recommended to me by an alumi from my hometown). I was immersed with community. I could tell this place was unique. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Last year I... Continue Reading →

Father’s Day

"Father's Day noun. 1. a day, usually the third Sunday in June, set aside in honor of fathers." It's a celebratory time for most, but (in reality) not everyone is blessed with an earthy father that is actively present in their lives. That's where this song steps in. It's written by the group Beasts of... Continue Reading →

Do Me a Favor & Please Assume

as·sume əˈso͞om/ verb 1. suppose to be the case, without proof. "Assume" is just one of those words that when used, often has a negative connotation. It's often attached to uncertain situations leading to disappointed feelings. I'm sure many have heard of the old saying that goes, "When you assume, you make an a$$ out of you and me, (a$$-u-me)."... Continue Reading →

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