I have to remind myself what day it is. Three-day weekends can have that effect. It’s Monday, and I’m sitting in a half-empty coffee shop deciding this is the time to do all of the little things I can never find time for during a “normal” work week.
Have you ever had an off week? Month? Year? You reach a point where you wonder if maybe this is just who you are. It’s who you’ve always been....
Pulling my sweatshirt-sleeve over my palm, I begin to buff it away. I glance up, searching for a witty response to send back when I see a quote written on the gym wall in bright pink: When you feel like quitting, that’s when you’re getting started.
When a friend is describing you, or someone is creeping on your social media, what are the defining traits you want to be associated with? What are your passions? Are you a caring person? A loyal friend? A musician? A dreamer? What do you want to be known for?
The frozen air ripples from the heat of a passing bus. The sun drops below the trees and houses, and I notice a string of lights above the alleyway outside. Half the bulbs are burnt out. Too cold to bother changing them, I suppose. No one will be sitting under them for months anyway. Even […]
Everyone knows what it’s like to start off on a new adventure. It doesn’t have to be anything grand. You could be moving somewhere, starting a new job, beginning a relationship, or finally taking up that hobby you always said you would. There’s excitement and uncertainty. Every moment is filled with possibility. It’s not all […]
What would it be like to wake up every day and do the exact job you want to do? Not just the job you want to do, but the one you feel you were meant to do. Some have that luxury, but most don’t. We try to find solace in having a job we don’t […]
There are these moments of change in life that you see coming at you. You prepare yourself. You think you’re ready. And then they arrive, and you still can’t quite believe what’s happening. All of that to say, one month from today, I will turn 30 years old. It’s funny because I’ll have one group […]
The beginning of our universe was dark and formless. There was no time or space or color. Just the cold, infinite black. Then, according to the Biblical account, God said “Let there be light”, and there was light and life and warmth. He spoke creation into existence. Whether you believe there’s a god or not, […]
(photo credit: Allan Foster) My family never owned a lot of movies growing up. We had The Lion King, of course. And I had my own copy of the 1986 Transformers movie that I watched so many times, it literally started to wear out. There were a few other titles in there as well mixed […]