Energy & Stress, Faith & Service

The Silver Lining String

I am on a mission and I need your help! I am excited to have you write this one with me! In the midst of this unprecedented global crisis, I have, like all of us, felt anxious, challenged, frustrated, scared, and worried about my loved ones. I imagine all of us...

Energy & Stress

The World’s Greatest Lie

In The Alchemist, it is said that the world’s greatest lie is this: “that at a certain point in our lives, we lose control of what’s happening to us, and our lives become controlled by fate.” Wow! I love this and it is so true. That is a lie. However, it got me...


Why I Love Giveaways

If you did not win the giveaway today @empoweredbynikola on Facebook, do not be discouraged. I LOVE giveaways for a few reasons: They remind us of our inner hope which can be reflected onto any other aspect of our life. Hope can breed passion and passion can fuel...


Talk Soon

“Let’s talk soon. We need to catch up.” “Absolutely!” Does that sound familiar? It’s a familiar text message for me. I jump from this one person to thinking of ALL the other people I love and want to catch up with ALL of them, and I get overwhelmed. Then I do not...

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Nikola Rosa
Charlotte, NC

Nikola Rosa is an artistic rendering of the soul that has come to exist after rising from the ashes. Her thoughts are from Nancy Gass, and yet they are in some ways, a different person entirely. We all have hearts and souls that are a deep ocean of complexity and this dichotomy is no different.