who am I?

You are God; I am your child. You are love; I am loved. You are mighty; I am cared for. You are all powerful; I am protected. You are sovereign; I am in your...

crying “mercy”

Mercy. It’s the universal word for “enough,” “stop,” “cease.” I used to call it out when my dad and I would wrestle and he would tickle me so hard I couldn’t breathe. Lately I’ve been calling...

walk on the water

Have you ever felt like you were stuck in a sailboat – with no wind. Only waves. Or only stillness. And only you? I’ve felt like that with my career lately. Pursuing an acting...

restoration for Monday

Do you ever have a Sunday night with darkness and clouds that roll in? The end of a long day and an even longer week? Does it ever feel like you have poured yourself out...

on not trying my hardest

My sister, my mom, and I have a baby clothing company called “shredtown baby.” We make tie-dyed onesies for all your hipster baby needs. When we first started making the onesies, the three of...

“wash” your pants in the freezer

I know. Sounds crazy. But you guys, I am completely sold on this quick and easy alternative to “washing” your pants. Maybe you’ve got some “nice” ripped jeans, and you don’t want the holes...

summer lovin’

Summer is the season of love. Of warm weather, of walks on the beach, of weddings. Today is the anniversary of my parents’ wedding. They have been married 35 years. “22 happy ones,” my dad jokes. While...

june gloom

I wrote this last June… I stumbled out of bed today and pulled back the curtains. I literally did a double take. There were the most beautiful puffy white clouds with hints of pink...

raw zucchini “noodle” salad

Summer is here. School is out. Sun is shining. Thank goodness. Even though I am not in school, there’s something about the summer. In LA it means outdoor movies, pier concerts, and long lazy...

take another little piece of my heart

As an “auditioning actress” I constantly pour my soul into a different characters. I step into their world. I envision their life as if it were my own. Their hurt, their pain, their trials....