Category Archives: goals/vision/plans

I can’t run from myself…

There’s nowhere to hide. For years, I was convinced that if I kept it moving, eventually things would be different. Better. As if miraculously, all of the baggage I was carrying around would be lost by the airline, and I’d … Continue reading

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Strength, insecurity, dignity, grace, fear, faith…all the bloody things

There’s something in the air the week. It feels like a week of rapid transformation. Or deterioration. Or both. If I were to lay it all out, you wouldn’t believe the shit I’ve been facing. And it’s only Thursday. In … Continue reading

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Triggered into the future

Years ago, there was a man with whom I was very much in love. We were best friends. We were basically inseparable. There was one huge, glaring problem between us. My faith. We had hours and hours of discussions, debates, … Continue reading

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Coming alive

There is a dream that has been inside of you for your whole life. It’s lingering just below your consciousness…every once in a while it bubbles to the surface, but you bury it out of fear. Then…you pull it up … Continue reading

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Thunderbolts and fire

Years ago, there was a woman who spoke something over me. In the ensuing 20 years, I’ve thought of that word sporadically…but it never seemed…possible. I held lightly onto what she said…but if I told you that it brought me … Continue reading

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Intuition

When I was a kid, my family and I were on vacation in the Poconos, and for an entire day, I was so sad I cried all day. Nothing could cheer me up. When we got home, we found out … Continue reading

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Stalled out

A long time ago, I had a car that I lovingly called the blue bomb. Friends gave her to me. It was a beater Subaru…banged up door, years past its prime. I was thankful for the blue bomb. There was … Continue reading

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Surrender

Yesterday was one of the most difficult days that I’ve had mentally in a long time. I woke up and I was just depleted of all of my energy. I felt empty and cracked and hopeless. I was standing in … Continue reading

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Sadness and fear

When I encounter sadness or fear, I’m usually very mean to them. I see them as the enemy and try to squash them. Today, I’m trying something different. I’m having coffee with them, telling them how much I appreciate their … Continue reading

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Valley of the Bones

Today is the last day of January 2018. I can’t believe we’re a month into the year already. The phrase that I am hearing today is “new beginnings.” See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and … Continue reading

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