- It’s easy to focus on what you don’t have but time better spent to reflect on what you do have.
- We’re always existing in two states at the same time; a place of gratitude for God’s past blessings and a state of anticipation for future promises He has shared with us.
- It is better to live my truth than a lie with someone else.
- Singlehood is lonely, but peace of mind is comforting.
- God uses the unlikeliest people to move us through our journey and closer to our purposes.
- There is victory, confidence, and joy on the other side of our comfort zones.
- My transparency may help someone else find their truth.
- Everyone doesn’t need to like me; God will surround me with the friendships and support I need.
- It is so freeing to be yourself.
- When you want to give up, know that there is purpose in your pain and other people’s blessings are attached to your perseverance and victory.
The 10-year mark since my car accident and traumatic brain injury fell during my Tokyo trip and on the same day as the royal wedding but I would be remiss if I didn’t reflect on May 19, 2008, and how far I’ve come since then. I’m grateful for the life I’ve been able to live since May 19, 2008. I went from possibly not living to see my high school graduation to graduating high school on-time with my class, to graduating Magna Cum Laude from college, working for 4 years in local news production, completing 1 year of a top-tier full-time MBA program, and traveling the world along the way. I speak a lot about my accident, so I’ll keep it short and reflect on 10 truths I’ve realized over the last 10 years:
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