Me? Cooking? Who woulda thought?

Last April, I interviewed for a job with Ceremony Coffee Roasters out of Annapolis, Maryland. I interviewed to be a barista. After the second interview a few days later I received a call from who would then become my manager letting me know that instead of me taking on the position of a barista, they […]

The Gospel is the Answer to Addiction

I first truly encountered Jesus in 2012. Before I encountered Jesus, my life was ruled by fear and anxiety. I thought I wasn’t “good enough”. I was afraid to try in school out of fear of rejection if I did try. I was a listener and a follower. I drank too much. I started doing […]

Oh great, I’m over thinking again.

In the past I’ve written several blog posts about Dyspraxia. At age 26, I found out that I had Dyspraxia, aka, Developmental Coordination Disorder. DCD is defined as a lifelong neurological disorder, which may be genetic. Dyspraxia primarily affects motor function; a persons ability to speak, eat and move. Roughly between 2 and 10 percent […]

You don’t need to buy God’s love.

By now you’re probably familiar with the college admissions scandal. Earlier in the week several people were charged with bribery in order to get their children into elite colleges like Yale University, and the University of Southern California and several others. Such bribes included paying money to forge SAT and ACT scores and paying others […]

You Can Keep Talking About It Or Do Something

“I want to take culinary classes”. “I want to eat healthy”. “I want to start saving money”. “I want to start a business”. “I want to travel more”. “I want to make a change”. We talk about our wants, desires and goals. When it comes to actually putting them into actions it’s a whole other […]

Living With Dyspraxia: Life in the Kitchen

I currently work in a kitchen as a chef. Some days by the end of my shift my chef jacket looks like a work of art that Picasso might’ve created. I absolutely love being in the kitchen and getting to create different dishes. I also happen to have Dyspraxia, otherwise known as developmental coordination disorder, […]

Peeling That Band-Aid Off

You fall down and scrape your knee or elbow and end up with a wound. What do you do next? Disinfect the wound and slap a band-aid over it to prevent anymore dirt from getting inside. When people or situations hurt you and leave you feeling wounded, how do you respond? How do you let […]