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This may get a little rambly, but I’ll try to focus.  I’ve been referring to it as an existential crisis. That might be a bit of hyperbole, but it’s actually a fairly serious thing in my head, which is the same head that tends to attach too much importance to things that probably aren’t that important. 575 more words


April 18, 2015

Every time I think about all of the things I need to do, my head starts spinning.

There’s so much to do to prepare for all of the summer fun to come, I hardly know where to begin. 852 more words

Get Up and KEEP Trying

Did you ever have a day where you were feeling like everything was collapsing? Things might not have gone the way you planned they would, and it’s just not your day. 181 more words


Obstacles = Opportunities in Disguise

I found this great photo and realized it’s another article about obstacles being opportunities… click on it and read it.

Obstacles are something that impede the progress or achievement of a mission.

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The Journey Matters, Too

After writing so much this week about hope, dreams, and inspiration, I feel I can’t just leave things there; I must add a qualifier: yes, it is good to have hopes and dreams and to work towards them with persistence and determination, but there’s also value to the pain that accompanies longing for as-yet-unfulfilled dreams and desires.  549 more words

Discoveries From Living


A group of people I speak against are who I call “Oppressed Scholars.”  I developed this name while working on my PhD.  These people are the professors, authors, and scholars who always speak about the problems in the world.  423 more words

Character Building