Happy 1st Birthday

I can’t believe this blog has made it to its 1st year. I wasn’t sure if I was going to continue this blog, but I did and this is a milestone to celebrate. Happy 1st Birthday to Light Shine Brightly! I remembered when I started this blog a year ago with much enthusiasm. I […]

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My Word for 2018

Happy New Year! For the past three years, I’ve chosen a word that I focused on during the year. These consisted of joy, hope, adventure. This year, I picked the word, patience. Reflecting back on last year, I chose the word, “adventure,” for 2017. The year was filled with many adventures. My adventures and […]

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5 Fun Facts About Me

Stars I love stars! I hope you can tell from the logo and from this graphic header. I had to include something related to stars in my blog. My love for stars started back in middle school when I created an alias for myself. My name was WishUponaStar. Later, I became Reach4theStars, which has stuck […]

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January Challenge

I introduced the Shine Brightly Project in my last blog post, which is an initiative to try something new each month. For the month of January, I challenged myself to start a blog to encourage others. If you’d like to read more about the details and how I started it, you can read about […]

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Shine Brightly Project

In the middle of last year, an older and wiser friend advised me to be open and try new things. I took what she said to heart and tried several new things last year.    During the summer of 2016, I decided to join a Toastmasters’ group to help me in public speaking because […]

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