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Where did we leave off? – Love God, love people, love you.

This morning I woke up a little conflicted. I’m not sure about you but I’ve struggled with the title my faith brings me. Yes, I am a Christian and I love the Lord and every day I try to love and lead a life like Jesus would BUT someone once told me… “Jess, you aren’t Jesus,” and I’ve realized that they’re right! Those of you who know me, I am pretty wound tight, I try do everything by the book, I play by the rules, but is that really living? I know there are principles to live by: our morals…

Overthinking, letting go – breath.

As I sit here contemplating what to write, I realize, “there I go overthinking again!” This last year has been quite the roller coaster of events but then again so is most every year if you ask me. One thing that I think I’m learning about the most is letting go. Not just saying I’m letting go, but actually, consciously following through – letting my actions speak louder than my words. A lot of things we say are easier said than done though – and I’ve found myself over the years falling deeper into that trap. They always say a…

I’m the product of sudden death

Put on your seat belt, it’s about to get really real. Let’s talk about death and what happens after. I am a product of sudden death and here to share with you some very cold hard truths and tools that could possibly help you and loved ones in the future. First, let me tell you from experience money IS THE ROOT OF ALL EVIL – it can do a lot of great things but when greed and grief (and even media/fame in some cases) are mixed IT GETS UGLY – really, really ugly! 1.) Create a Will: doesn’t matter what…

The untold story – the short version pt. 1

  In 2015 when my family passed away the rest of it did too. There are many stages of grief and one that I’m remembering lately is bitterness. My situation was unique. Here’s the back story. My brother, sister-in-law and nephew were all killed in a freak tragedy when a concrete barrier fell from a…

You find out who.

You find out who your real friends are when you leave an organized gathering and they are still   there outside of it. 

Did you know? Granite is always shifting, breaking & changing. Guess what? So are you (we).