Wake Up Happy [book review]

My first book of the year was Wake Up Happy by Michael Strahan.  I got this for Christmas and I thought it’d be a good book to start the new year off with.

Wake Up Happy is part memoir and part self-help.  As Strahan talks about certain events in his life he mentions what he learned from the experience and how he has applied it to his life later on.  There are 18 Strahan Rules, which are essentially Continue reading


Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone!

I know a lot of people have been looking forward to the start of a new year for many different reasons.  I’m excited for a new set of goals, new challenges, and whatever else comes my way this year.  Even though I’m sure there will be storms I’ll go through this year, because we all do, I’m going to lean on God more and trust Him to give me strength to get through them.

I didn’t get to start the new year like I wanted to Continue reading


A Send-off to 2016

I suppose I should give 2016 a proper send-off.  Though many view this as a year that we should never talk about again because it was supposedly the worst year ever, I don’t see it that way.

As I see it, there isn’t a year that is going to pass where we’re not going to go through trials, experience grief, loss, and heartbreak… Continue reading