Why You Should Wait Before You Have That Tough Conversation

We react to tough conversations the same way we respond to a threat to our life. Our emotional brain shows up, and our limbic system kicks in. Adrenaline release. Heart beats faster. Veins and arteries open to supply more blood to your extremities. Digestive system slows. Rational thought processes decrease. Your body is preparing to…

Name Great: Ketchum

​ ​ Let’s start with introductions: Chocolate Chip Cookies, Trap Music and Beyoncé Sara Kirkland (SK): I’ll go first. My name is Sara Ketchum, formerly Sara Kirkland, I don’t know if I need to add that or not, but I did. I’m 28 years old. I’ll be 29 this year. I from Detroit, born and…

Doubting? Trim the F.A.T.

Every step is not your best foot forward, but hey – at least you moved forward. You’ve heard the adage that the beauty is in the journey, and I want you to believe that. “Life is queer with its twists and turns,” is a line from the poem Don’t Quit, and those words have been…

Memories Back

I question God because I’m looking for answer. I don’t question God because I don’t believe he’s right. I cried a few times because a piece of me is shattered. I can barely explain how I feel inside.

Twenty Three Five

God said he would prepare a table before you in the presence of your enemies. He didn’t say don’t offer them any food.


If—Rudyard Kipling, 1865 (My favorite poem) If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or, being lied about,…


  “We, the willing Led by the unknowing Are doing the impossible For the ungrateful We have done so much For so long With so little We are now qualified To do anything With nothing” – Author Unknown