In the Midst of “No”

I've been thinking a lot lately about how our culture defines success. And, how there is often this "good things come to those who wait" mentality. But I think the truth is, good things come to those who put themselves out there and who risk being told "no." We have to be willing to accept [...]

If People Had Warning Signs

If people came with warning signs, what would yours say? I think often about this, about what people might need warning about when approaching me. As if I were a highway to somewhere and my landmarks needed explication. As if all who approach might need instruction on how to handle what's ahead. As if there is [...]

Boredom and perseverance

I've received some valuable lessons in perseverance lately. Sometimes when I'm in the eye of a an emotional storm it's difficult to see the way out and I have a tendency to want to sit down and give up. But when it comes to doing random things, I seem immune to that lack of drive. [...]