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Feeling Stuck

In the past feeling stuck has meant many things. I have been stuck in a physical location, living in a town I hated. I have been stuck in my own mind, no matter where I lived I was not growing. 627 more words


The Responsibility of Freedom

The presence of light doesn’t imply the absence of darkness, just as the presence of peace in a biblical context doesn’t suggest the absence of hostility – …

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Personal Spiritual Development

Self-insight hacks (off-label)

I sort of hate the term “hack,” as in “life hack.” Life hacks are supposedly ways to make your life more effective and efficient. And it is relatively apt when we find a sneaky, clever, or unintended way to accomplish something useful. 807 more words


A letter to my 15 year old self...

This is how it would begin…

…it won’t be easy…life will knock you down more times than you can count…people will break your heart…you will cry…and regret the path you chose. 127 more words


Jimmy's return

Dear Friends,

I began writing a little later than normal today. I am looking out my window
from a different perspective. The seasonal Costa Rica winds have required… 343 more words


The Power of the Breath

Before you begin to read, I invite you to take a moment to breathe. And when you see (+) , I invite you to check in with your breath again. 1,772 more words

My 2019 Book List

One of my biggest goals for 2019 is to read more. Thanks to Apple’s screen time feature, I’ve realized that I waste a horrific amount of time mindlessly scrolling through various apps that leave me feeling distracted at best, and hopelessly inadequate at worst. 300 more words