Best of 2020 Books

Even before quarantine started in March, I knew I was going to read a lot more in 2020, given that I started the year without a full-time job. What has changed since January is how I choose my books. Before this year, my book choices were primarily based off Reese Witherspoon's book club, or the …

Southern Squared Reads

Many of my friends and family know that I am a voracious reader. As a child, I could usually be found reading a book, even when it was bedtime, and I hid under the covers with a flashlight. No meal was complete without a book in front of my plate. No road trip could begin …

My Awakening

I had my “awakening” in 2014. I had a lot of free time — being unemployed & having no money, so the free time led to a lot of self-reflection, and realizing what makes you truly happy. I am a different person than I was four years ago. I'm reminded of this whenever I check …

Forgiveness

I thought it was a great idea to see The Shack and the latest episode of This Is Us on the same night. I didn't think my body was capable of expelling that many tears. If you know me well, you know I'm not a religious person. I do consider myself to be spiritual. I believe that I am …