the way nature speaks: sometimes silently and sometimes in screams

It says hello through the whistle of the wind and waves goodbye through the gentle sway of tree branches in the breeze It says I am powerful through the crashing waves in a big body of water, in a meandering river downstream somewhere quaint, in a small waterfall tucked in the midst of canopy trees It acknowledges us as the sun shines down on bare … More the way nature speaks: sometimes silently and sometimes in screams

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 … More Father’s Day

Adventures in Michigan: Mackinaw and Mackinac *

I look forward to summer because summer means road trips, traveling, adventures, my sister, Jesus, camping, and Pure Michigan. When all of these favorites of mine combine in upmost harmony, you can believe that I am one giddy gal filled with excitement, love, and pure bliss. My sister had just finished her last days of … More Adventures in Michigan: Mackinaw and Mackinac *

Detroit, Rock City

Blessed are we that are a part of the Leadership Institute (LI) at Central Michigan University. There are endless connections and opportunities that stem from these two. One opportunity that I had was going and serving in Detroit for a weekend. The service leadership experience was beneficial for the community we served and also culturally … More Detroit, Rock City

Day Nine. Wild Sweet Potato Vine. Northern White Pine. Railroad line.

I am currently under construction to become the best possible version of myself. Day Nine. Wild Sweet Potato Vine: tropical American prostrate or climbing herbaceous perennial having an enormous starchy root; sometimes held to be source of the sweet potato Northern White Pine: scientific name: pinus strobus; a soft pine is a large pine native … More Day Nine. Wild Sweet Potato Vine. Northern White Pine. Railroad line.