Beauty and the Beast

I’ve tried to avoid, as much as possible, all of the “me too” stories, controversies, and conversations. This has been somewhat challenging in that they seem to be everywhere lately, and that my dear friend has recently written and released her first book, which...

A Star is Born

…and a star falls. “A Star Is Born’s ending undoes what could have been a Hollywood classic,” stated Alex Leadbeater in his review on the movie now out in theaters. Many reviews criticize the ending and claim that it ruins an otherwise outstanding film. I think...

Holy Habits

I sat down to watch, binge watch, some Netflix series and had trouble getting comfortable because if felt like my stomach was in the way. I looked over at the two bags of candy sitting next to me and thought, “This is out of control.” Ever had one of these moments? I...

Embracing the Awkward

“Who you are being is not who I believe you are.” Has anyone ever said this to you? How would you feel if they did? I went to Denver a few days ago to hear Molly Bloom speak. If the name is almost sounding familiar she recently wrote a book and a movie about her life,...

Licorice for Gentlemen

What comes to mind when you think of licorice for gentlemen? I Googled images for this and the picture above was the first image. For me, it was spot on. I imagine a man well dressed, sophisticated, and somewhat luxurious. It just sounds so classy, doesn’t it? This...

I Can Only Imagine

Dreams are a funny thing. They can lift you up or tear you down, sometimes in the same moment. I find myself caught in the middle of both. The most important things in my life seem to be the ones hardest to articulate or describe. At some point, words just seem to...

Poop

Be loving no matter what. Interesting to start a blog called, “Poop” with love. But, that’s where this story starts. This has been a practice for me for quite some time now. I’ve had a daily intention to be loving no matter what happens. I’ve had some great successes...

No Pain No Gain… or Not

I didn’t even come close to meeting my New Year’s Resolution last year. I just looked and I made it 28 days… kind of. I even skipped a few days up to that point. My goal was to read the Bible. I’ve wanted to read it for a long time and thought this would be a great...

Hope

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. –Desmond Tutu Have you ever had a conversation that changed your life? I’ve had several, but one stands out amongst them all. It happened one morning in late April almost eight years ago. I was...

An Amazing Gift

“Molly, happiness is a choice. Just choose it!” I cannot even begin to recount how many times this was said to me. I always had the same response, “How?” “I don’t know how, you just choose.” How come I couldn’t choose happiness? How come I didn’t know how to be happy?...