I heard the train once and ran the other way. The Emmaus train has called people for years. The whistle blows through the town announcing its presence. Every hour the sound echoes through the community as if to say, “I am here. Are you ready?” In spring/summer of 2014, I heard the low sounds of whoo whoo whoo in my ears. It is … Continue reading I welcome all feelings.
There was a day. I said yes to everything. It was on automatic response. But then my son became sick, I am said NO! I mean a strong NO! A NO that people didn’t question. A NO that you knew that I wasn’t messing around. And that No has taken me to today. A me that has a backbone. A me that says I don’t … Continue reading The Power of No
Most people just are like whatever, yes there is a problem, and move on with life but not me. The past four years have shaken me so hard that I have decided to drive across country to raise awareness about teen issues, mental health and what’s going on with our nation right now. My trip has mapped out to be about 4,000 miles! Now through … Continue reading This is not normal.
This trip is being determined by many things but one pull is to discover what’s going on in the United States with our youth and how leaders, cities and individuals are supporting this generation! Our Road Map We are leaving on Saturday June 24 and we are heading west to San Fran then returning to Allentown, PA by July 15th. Please check out our Instagram … Continue reading Where are we going?
I warned you! Now, it’s your choice. If you are looking for that fluffy blog full of unicorns, sheep and ‘you are wonderful’ statements, you are on the wrong blog. This blog isn’t formatted to give you warm feelings about you, your kids and society. No. Totally not going to do that. Because most of us are already full of ourselves. So I don’t need … Continue reading The words I write will burn like hot sauce!
My bedside table. Ever since I moved into small space, I try to surround myself with things that matter most to me. With limited space, you have to prioritize!!! So, let me tell you about some items on my bedside. 1. My tea cup. I drink tea all the time, especially decaf! 2. Leadership pin. I received this pin from my college in 2012. I … Continue reading My Bedside Table
Ahhh…exercise! As adults, youth, and even kids, we state, there isn’t enough time. But what if doctors/ therapists prescribed exercise to you/everyone for mental health healing, not to lose weight, would you do it? Would you carve out 30 or 60 minutes a day for your mental health or block out about 75 minutes a week to address your brain functioning? If the doctor told … Continue reading Exercise, the natural healer