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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On Autumn Leaves & Letting Go

“The trees are about to show us how lovely it is to let the dead things go.” -Anonymous It’s certainly Fall here around Kentucky, with foliage transforming into brilliant colors around every corner. The first few cold nights have rolled in around, and the trees have begun to shed their beautiful leaves. It always struck…

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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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The Library

With our new season of life, we have committed to a stricter budget to allow for financial freedom down the road. I am just as much the enforcer as the enforced in this venture and so I am learning the art of compromise now more than ever. One way I have committed to saving money…

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