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How to Make Your Own Parachute

Two weekends ago, I had a dream wrought with hopelessness. I recall little even vaguely, except that I was trapped in an inescapable environment, one in which I had no ability to effect change. 1,149 more words


Word of 4/15/2014: Longanimity

Meaning: patience, forbearance, endurance, fortitude, tolerance

Number of Syllables: 5

Sentence: I am extremely grateful for the longanimity of my social media friends – hey, they put up with me! 8 more words

New Beginnings, and, also, Thoughts on Writing

There is a lot to be said for breaking your own heart, and for your own good.  Bravery to walk alone, fearless.  In college, heavy as they might be, the textbooks don’t prepare you in that way.   182 more words

Shapeless Rambles


“Be watchful, stand firm in the faith, act like men, be strong.” -1 Corinthians 16:13

The church of Corinth had split into separate factions with a plethora of problems. 715 more words

Hang In There

When you get into a tight place and everything goes against you, till it seems as though you could not hang on a minute longer, never give up then, for that is just the place and time that the tide will turn. – Harriet Beecher Stowe


04.13.14 - Epic Sunday

Fortitude Fitness – CrossFit 78702 – Fortitude

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The Seven (Time)

7 Rounds of:
7 Handstand Push-ups
7 Thrusters, 135#
7 Knees-To-Elbows
7 Deadlifts, 245#
7 Burpees
7 Kettlebell Swings, 70#
7 Pull-ups



Shosholoza (show-sha-low-zah).

The word means “move fast, go forward, or keep moving quickly”.  It is a Zulu word, as I understand it, that teaches us to  387 more words