My weeks have been filled with thoughts of striving and what is it exactly. There’s a story of a man in the military who dragged his way to life for 15 miles as his back, legs, and multiple other ribs were broken. Is that making a great effort to obtain something (the definition of striving … Continue reading dictionaries
some people say 'writer's block isn't real'. some people say it is. all i know is that i've experienced some form of 'loss' in the last 3 years. all things mustered up in-between were some sort of forced up jargon, like a toddler fumbling around after a nap. those same people who mentioned writer's block … Continue reading anonymous.
Red rover, red rover, send em' on over. (sprint) Kicking the snot out of a kickball. (sprint) 100m hurdles. (sprint) Relay. (sprint) Volleyball. (sprint) I've never been one to thrive on endurance running. Actually, thrive is a generous statement. I actually REALLY freaking hate running. Hell, I even remember the basketball coach asking me to … Continue reading hundred meter dash.
I began my drive to a nearby park to go play some volleyball on a beautiful spring day. I pulled into the park entrance and I noticed a flood of people. Confused by what was going on, I just decided to go with it and park where the police officer directed me. In the midst … Continue reading Barren Deserts and Volleyball.
As some of you know, read, or have seen photos - training camp is in full swing since I stepped off the plane from Nicaragua three weeks ago. I talk so often of living in the balance of life and understanding that's where Jesus called us, but this isn't a balance anymore - it's a … Continue reading Capsized Boats
If there's been one magical miracle that's been happening lately...it's seeing how the word is coming alive in front of me. I'm seeing the interactions, the emotions, the people. Often times I get on this soapbox against self help books. Don't get me wrong, I love Brene Brown and her study on shame, but I … Continue reading I Caught Nothing