November 9, 2016


“It started out as a typical Thursday with having to keep up with the tyranny of the urgent- the meetings, the appointments, and the hustle and […]
October 1, 2016

You Have a Calling

When I was 12 years old, I received a strong calling on my life to become a missionary; I was going to go to foreign countries […]
September 28, 2016

Light Up the Harbor Event

“These girls are strong and resilient.  They can do amazing things when given the resources,” Mary Frances Bowley, Founder of Wellspring Living stated.  As Gabrielle, “Gaby”, […]
September 9, 2016

What Caught Me

When did you decide fighting human trafficking was your fight? When did you believe this fight was worth your time, even if you never personally met […]
September 2, 2016

Ignite Your Light!

Ignite Your Light at Light Up The Harbor! Lights were dimmed. The stage was dark. The audience perched on their seats, straining to see through the […]
August 12, 2016

People Matter

By: Cheyenne Hess, Intern at North Star Initiative People matter. You may have heard this time and time again, but I am just now personally learning […]
August 5, 2016

A Place to Belong

A Place to Belong Belong (verb ) be·long \bi-ˈlȯŋ, bē-\ : to be accepted and liked by the other people in a group :to be attached or […]
August 1, 2016


What does courage look like? Courage is not something that can be bought, forced or faked.  Courage is not something that we can muster up ourselves […]