W.A.I.T.

W.A.I.TWisdom And Inspiring Truth gives practical tips and tools for overcoming the challenges of life. Here you can find creative ideas of how to approach and tackle life’s problems.

These posts are meant to make you feel like you can do anything! I hope you can hear God speak through the words that I write so that you can be transformed. I want you to leave W.A.I.T with a go-getter attitude!

Be blessed! There is hope! There is a reason to carry on! I promise!


Recent Stories…


Emotions part 2

In part 1 of Snow by CALMs first mini blog post series I shared how I have been learning a new side to emotions. I shared how God has been taking me on a journey the past few weeks of learning how to deal with new emotions and actually beginning the process of embracing emotions, not trying to change them as soon as you feel them. During this post I will discuss the importance of recognizing the shift in recovery when you need to start embracing your emotions. I will also talk about why the difference in response to your emotions is important. God has been really talking to me about …

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Emotions part 1: transition from a hot potato to a mountain

Life has been pretty crazy lately, between family things going on, full-time school, full-time wife, pregnant and sick. Over the past 2 weeks, or so, God has been teaching me a whole new aspect of emotions. As I was writing this post I realized it’s quite long and there’s actually different sections and pieces to what I have been learning. I decided I will do my first ever mini blog post series!!! So stay tuned this week for my recent thoughts on emotions and all the things I have been learning!!! Here’s part one 🙂 I woke up on a Sunday morning and there wasn’t any milk in the fridge. …

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Snow updates!!!

It has been so long since I posted!! I have wanted to and thought about it a lot of times, but my life has complete changed since December 5th. My husband and I found out we are pregnant! I am due July 28th. I have been home sick since December 5th. Barely any energy. This week I started school and it has been such a huge challenge, and some days a struggle. My consultant will be coming to Colorado for a short time in the next few days. We are going to talk about all things Snow and figure out an action plan. I have wanted to share and post, …

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Home; How Obstacles Move Easily

Hey Snow by CALM readers!!!! Sorry for my absence!!! I had a very wild and crazy October where God took over my life and fixed some things that were not very effective. I was sick with a viral infection for 20 days and then I took a trip back to MN to take care of a few things and then I had my dad in town for a few days. My trip to MN allowed me to emotionally move to CO. I love being home now more than ever, and my husband and I are restarting our CO life. Today is a big day for me; I am celebrating 4 …

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Suicide Awareness Month

It’s that time of year again.  A time to raise awareness and put our foot down for a cause. This month is for Suicide. I wasn’t on campus yesterday for the official Suicide Awareness Day, but today I have all my awareness raising gear on. It’s not my Snow by CALM shirt; that will be Monday!. My shirt says “You can never be replaced” I also have snowflakes on the back of my hand and on my wrist that represents Snow by CALM. I also have a tribute to my Uncle on my arm and I wrote “Enough is Enough” on my other arm. Suicide is a tragedy. I believe …

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Snow By CALM is ALIVE and WELL!!!!

It has been WAY to long since I posted last. This summer has been one of growth, maturing and experiencing the world I live in. Starting on June 12th I got engaged! June 15th one of my closet’s friends moved home. July 1st I got married!!! July 5th I moved with my Husband to Colorado. Through these life events I have learned so much about myself and about recovery. My consultant really challenged me not to blog until I had something to say. He told me not the be the blogger that blogs just to blog. Just know with Snow, it will be worth the wait if I don’t post …

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Life on pause

A few weeks ago my life took a turn. My life started heading down a path I was not expecting. Since this event started, I have put my life on pause. I am starting to “wake up” today and am now starting to live my life again. I have found myself distant in every area of my life BUT out of this I have learned some great lessons about recovery. Some hard questions that have come up the past few weeks are: How do you keep your life moving when things happen? How do you keep life moving when you make a bad decision that causes the pause of things? …

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Event Photos!!!!!!

Here is a blog post with event photo’s. I will put them some place on the website that’s more easily accessed. Thanks to everyone who came out and thanks to everyone who has supported!!!! I posted all the photo’s on Facebook. Here is the link: Snow by CALM event photo’s Also: Some encouragement 🙂 http://www.buzzfeed.com/annaborges/mythbusters-depression-edition

Event Update!!!

Hey everyone!!! I Just wanted to try to give a quick update on the event from Saturday May 9th!!! It was a huge success and I am so proud of everyone!!! Those who came, thank you!!! I will be hosting the same event in August for Snow’s one year launch party. If you missed it this time plan to come in August. Event highlights/recaps/news:  *People found breakthrough *The film showed people what mental illness looks and even feels like. The event really awakened people to this issue. *With the Q and A panel after the movie, people were able to ask the hard questions and really start to learn. *I …

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