Passion and Purpose

What are you passionate about? We’ve all heard it time and time again: You will invest your time in your passions. Recently I’ve come to learn how my generation may be missing a key detail of what passion really means. When I think of what I’m passionate about – what fills me with purpose and excites…

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We get more joy out of the hard-fought unforeseen successes than we ever could from the ones that everyone saw coming.

One very wise stranger

Always Good

Today feels somber and heavy. Perhaps it’s the never-ending cold grey skies that have lingered too long and the rain that sweeps across the ground with an air of melancholy. Or the saddening news of a bill that was passed in the late hours of the evening that hurts and dismays educators. Or the canceling…

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Writing… Again

These words were originally penned on January 4th, scrawled onto a yellow legal pad as I felt the floodgates open and words begin to bubble up like a spring. Then fear, and false humility, and a little bit of arrogance kept them on the paper. With strong encouragement by those who absolutely know me best,…

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All Who Are Weary

“How can I be praying for you this week?” The realization of my current condition set in as that simple question was asked. It was intrusive. It required me to really reflect on how I was doing.  My best friend had reached out to me, out of the blue, to let me know she saw…

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