God doesn’t play Sudoku

quote about faith

I was listening to a sermon a few weeks back and it talked a lot about finding joy in life. It was inspiring. It gave me great reasoning and affirmation to continue to believe, have faith and be grateful for the things that we have. To find joy in them and be thankful for God’s […]

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Let it ride!

I was having a conversation with a brother in Christ on Saturday; we talked about a number of things, one of which is something many of us struggle with: worrying about the future. He said something quite profound and very relatable to a number of us. He said something along the lines of this, “Life’s like […]

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I can. I am. I WILL!

I can. I will. End of story.

I am sure many of us have felt this way before. We aren’t good enough. We are never going to make it. I can’t do this. I can’t do that. We use our negative self talk to sabotage our dreams, thoughts and actions. It prevents us from doing things that challenge us. Things that inspire […]

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Sometimes in life you simply need to “Let it be”

Sometimes you have to simply let it be.

I don’t know about you but I love music. Music gets me going. Moves my soul and inspires me to think big. I love researching what songs are about, if they speak to me enough. One song recently spoke to me is “Let it Be,” written by Paul McCartney and performed by the Beatles. The […]

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Run Your Own Race


Often times we (myself included) have these beliefs of how things are “supposed” to be. Whether it’s from a television show, movie or any of your friends and family; sometimes we compare ourselves to them and hope to one day live a similar life. I always talk about remembering how far you’ve come and not […]

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It’s not about feeling 100%.. it’s about GIVING 100%

it's not about being your best every day, it's about giving your best every single day

There are going to be days when you’re not feeling a hundred percent and not feeling up to the challenge. You have to remember it’s not about FEELING 100%,  it’s about GIVING 100%. For example, it was very humid today in the gym and I was feeling lethargic and a little overheated. But, I made the best […]

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Are you just busy being busy?

are you just busy being busy -- quote

Have you gotten one of those emails that you wish never came? I have. As a matter of fact I got one last night. I got word that a friend of mine had died suddenly on Thursday. My heart literally sank. I had to re-read the email several times for it to process in my head. The […]

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Do something that scares you

I have to tell you. I did one of the scariest things of my life last weekend. I was sweating on the drive up. Panicking. Scared. Anxious. Uncomfortable. Do these feelings sound familiar? I was on my way to go Country Line Dancing. There are two things in life that scare me: swimming with sharks and country line […]

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Be the Chef in the Recipe of Your Own Life

your life is like your favorite recipe full of it's essential ingredients

I wanted to send out a little inspiration and talk about life essentials and how it relates to food. You’re probably thinking, how the heck do life essentials relate to food? Well, stay with me here.. If you think about it, we’re all our own chefs in our own way. Now think about your favorite […]

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