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Of Course You Are

By Nikole / October 29, 2018 / 0 Comments

A few years I got a job as a bar tender, and I really, really liked it. It was my first time being a bar tender, and I was pretty damn good at it. I loved my work and my customers. I had great employers and co-workers. And it quickly became one…

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A Beautiful Party, A Beautiful Life

By Nikole / October 22, 2018 / 0 Comments

Two beautiful things happened this weekend. First, I threw a party Saturday night in celebration of my one year anniversary of being out of the closet (wooohoo!). Over 30 people came, and my house was bursting with conversation, good food, laughter, and love. (Plus, I’ve always wanted to throw a gay party,…

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You Are Worthy of Living Unapologetically. That's it! You are worthy because you are you. Don't hide that from yourself or anyone else.

You Are Worthy of Living Unapologetically

By Nikole / September 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

It was late Friday night, probably around midnight when John and I were going over the final details of Saturday’s workshop. I was rambling on in my passionate fervor that he’s ever so familiar with as I tried to convey the essence of my vision and passion for this workshop.…

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The Gift of New Beginnings

By Nikole / September 3, 2018 / 0 Comments

It’s September!! We’re in a new month! We’re starting the ninth month of this calendar year! And you know what that means right? Okay, truth is, it doesn’t really mean all that much to be starting a new month. Unless you decide to make it mean something. /// Whenever it’s…

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Your Dream Is Possible

By Nikole / August 20, 2018 / 0 Comments

Wowwww…. my heart is SO FULL from this weekend!!! Have you seen the comments on my Facebook wall from those who attended my workshop this weekend? OMG, they are on fire!!! If you’ve ever wondered if there is beauty and love and light left in this world, let me assure…

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Calling All Dreamers

By Nikole / August 13, 2018 / 0 Comments

Before you were born, the Universe looked upon you, saw all that you were capable of, smiled with complete confidence, and placed within you all the desires and dreams you carry within you now. Forming you out of star dust, the Universe placed upon you the calling to shine bright,…

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Doing It Scared

By Nikole / July 17, 2018 / 0 Comments

Going after your dreams, living a life that is authentic to you, can be a scary thing. If you read my “When You Say Yes To Yourself” blog post from a few weeks ago, you’ll know that I was nervous, nauseous and a ball of nerves when I came out…

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Time, Honesty, and Grit

By Nikole / July 2, 2018 / 0 Comments

If you’ve been following my Goodbye Church mini-series, you might find yourself: cheering me on as a fellow recovering christian feeling solidarity for not being alone in this journey angry that I would talk about the evangelical church and its leaders in such a way heartbroken that I’ve left the…

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When You Say Yes to Yourself

By Nikole / June 25, 2018 / 0 Comments

Last Fall, I was sitting in my therapist’s office on a Friday afternoon, processing with her the idea of someday coming out of the closet publicly. I had a lot of fear.  I was afraid of losing friends and family… I was afraid of being judged and talked about behind…

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A Life Worth Living

By Nikole / June 4, 2018 / 0 Comments

Our friends, families, communities, and churches have the best intentions for us. They raise us, nurture us, guide us, love us, and pour into us. They typically want what is best for us. And you’re grateful. You’re grateful for all the love, support, memories, and community you’ve experienced over the…

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