You Are More

The band Tenth Avenue North has a song called “You Are More.” They are a Christian band so I guess you could say it is a Christian song but I think the message is universal. You are more than your failures. You are more than your past. You are more than your mistakes. It can be […]

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Writing is Hard: Pushing Yourself to Grow

Writing is easy. Great writing is hard. I stare at the blank page and flashing cursor wondering how to say what I need to say while keeping the reader engaged. I don’t think that I’m a great writer but I keep coming back to the blank page because I want to keep growing and developing my […]

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Thoughts While Looking at Airplanes

Airplanes. They are constantly coming and going. I know this because, until recently, I lived near the Orlando International Airport. I can’t tell you how many planes fly into and out of Orlando on a daily basis (sitting here, at least 4 planes have gone by and it’s been less than 10 minutes). Recently I […]

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Endings are Also New Starts

“Don’t cry because it’s over, smile because it happened.” – Dr. Seuss Have you ever had something come to an end? Have you ever had something come to an end that you wish could go on forever? Change happens, sometimes when we least expect it. It can seem like the end of the world but […]

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Your Body (Poem)

Society says size 0 is best But could you also have big booties and breasts? So we strive and we fumble and we try our best But try as we might we can’t past the test. Your wants are unrealistic for this body of mine. And, frankly, I’m tired so I’m drawing a line. For […]

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10 Questions to Ask Yourself When Someone Tells You You’re Being Too Emotional

I was Jedi mind tricked into thinking I was too emotional. Not only that, but I’ve also been told I’m too quiet as well as too loud. It seems I’m always too much of something, never enough of anything. Can you relate? Frankly, it’s friggin exhausting trying to live up to everyone else’s expectations for […]

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Balancing Self-care with Responsibility

I think I’ve taken on too much. Adult me wants to throw a tantrum. I want to just sit in my bed and do mindless things like catch up on Elementary*. Or maybe even read a non-fiction book. Sometimes I get this way when there are so many things going on in my life at […]

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Blog Update

Changes are coming. Song of Your Heart is less than a year old. Less than a year of once a week posts coming out on Sunday. Less than a year of me trying to figure out the direction I wanted to go. Less than a year of me growing and changing. Less than a year […]

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Self-reflection Sunday: Adulting

What are the myths you believed about adulthood that you now know are false? How can you refocus your energy back to the present when you feel like you should be further along in your life? How can you better parent yourself? How can you be kinder to yourself when you feel like you’re the […]

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Right Where You’re Supposed to Be

My sister is 35. She has 3 beautiful children and has been married 16 years (going on 17). She’s a nurse. My brother is 34. He’s divorced. He’s a United States Air Force veteran and has recently started truck driving school. He has one beautiful daughter. I’m 32 (33 in December). I have two bachelor’s […]

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