Life lessons

Sink Or Swim In The Swells

True peace is not found in the absence of difficulty. True peace is found in the journey of total surrender. How I wish that this journey was easier than it is. I consider myself a person who likes structure and in a way control. I like to ponder, plan and execute tasks with excellence. I… Continue reading Sink Or Swim In The Swells

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A Letter to My Single Self

Dear Taryn It's me a.k.a. -  you. I wanted to write to you because I feel like you freak out (quietly) and you just need to chill. You WILL get married (I'm writing this from your future) -  after dating for what feels like an eternity. But don't worry, it will be worth all the… Continue reading A Letter to My Single Self

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The Beauty in Brokenness

While browsing through Facebook the other day, I came across this ad for an app. According to the ad, this app can transform you from "defective" to "flawless" in a simple press of the button (not to mention the monthly app fee of $9.99). It can "give" you abs, tone up those flabby areas and… Continue reading The Beauty in Brokenness

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What Has Lemonade Got To Do With It

It's been a while! But I'm back...so Happy New Year to you all. May it be the year that you CHOSE to see all that you go through and experience as a learning experience, a winning moment BUT never as a loss. So a quick update: 2017 - It was the year that life threw… Continue reading What Has Lemonade Got To Do With It

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“Adulting” – Like Folding a Fitted Sheet

Recently, read this quote: "Adulting is like the equivalent of folding a fitted sheet". It made me laugh and then want to raise my hands up and shout "amen". I couldn't have made a better analogy. Right now my life feels a lot like this! Have you ever tried to fold a stupid fitted sheet (especially… Continue reading “Adulting” – Like Folding a Fitted Sheet

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Sibling Love – Part 1

I am blessed to have three amazing siblings. I am so glad my parents decided that raising me to be an only child wasn't the plan. Although I mean, some of the benefits of being an only child occasionally crossed my mind, especially since I am the eldest!😜 But nothing beats the organized chaos of… Continue reading Sibling Love – Part 1

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A Daughter’s Hero

Today the world turns its attention onto fathers. Any man can physically father a child but it takes courage to be present and raise that child. Today we celebrate the men who have taken up the responsibility to be a present father in a child's life - whether they are biologically yours or not, to… Continue reading A Daughter’s Hero