November Affirmations

After watching the movie War Room, I recognized the significance of visualization and writing things down. For the month of November, I dedicated myself to self-improvement - spiritually, physically and emotionally. I decided to document my progress through a daily...Read More
Avoid Distractions

Avoid Distractions

Hello, my name is Karissa, and I am easily distracted. All: Welcome, Karissa!!! As I browsed idly through social media from 6:00am - 9:46am, I ran across an article on Focus, based off of Song of Solomon 2:15: Catch for us the foxes,...Read More
The Forgotten Sister

The Forgotten Sister

My sister made a wonderful blog yesterday about Everyday Superheroes. In it, she quoted Bette Milder's Wind Beneath My Wings. “It must have been cold there in my shadow, to never have sunlight on your face.  You’ve been content to...Read More
Your Life Matters

Your Life Matters

"I searched for a leader, but the leader was me." John Legend I had my mind made up. After I finish grad school, I was headed off to live abroad. I scoured website after website, searching for an opportunity to live out...Read More
Go At Your Own Pace

Go At Your Own Pace

Today was an absolutely gorgeous morning for a walk in the park. As I went on my combination walk/jog, I noticed that some people were taking the long path, while others (ie. Me) were taking the short cut. Some people seemed to...Read More