I typed up my resignation letter for what would be the third time in the last five years. I was a mix of emotions—on one hand, I felt a little crazy for once again leaving the secure for the unknown. It was different than before when I lived in a city where the cost of living was low, and this time I … Read more You’re Not Ready to Be Your Own Boss
It starts off the same every new year. Resolutions are made and then resolutions fade as the months quickly give way to the next year when the cycle repeats. On many occasions I have gotten caught in the pattern of promising myself that this year would be different: I would get the body that I wanted; I would make the money that … Read more How I Stopped Talking About My Goals and Started Accomplishing Them
The last three years have been preparation for this one moment–cruising down I-10 towards LA, car packed, money low but faith high. My ride or die next to me as we move towards fulfilling our individual purposes. It all seems so surreal. This time last year I was working a job that I hated, making excuses as to why I should hang … Read more I Let Go of My Fear and Moved to L.A.
I didn’t plan to be at the place that I’m at today. Matter-of-fact, had you asked me two months ago I would’ve told you that I had no plans at all. I left the life I attempted to plan behind after realizing that everything I had tried to make happen on my own wasn’t what I really wanted for myself. I wanted … Read more You Can’t Plan Your Purpose
The moment I handed in my two-week notice I felt a weight lift off of my shoulders. I had been anticipating this day for over a year. Every new workweek I told myself that next week would be the last, only for another month to go by without change. But a week ago, I was finally brave enough to hand in my … Read more Steps of Faith
For the longest time I’ve struggled with being a writer because I confused passion with purpose. I always assumed that the things you were most passionate about didn’t require any amount of coaxing in order to do it. A person who’s passionate about music is often scouring blogs looking for the latest release, and are hardly seen without a pair of headphones … Read more Passion and Purpose: Understanding Your Gift