Written For Me

I found my name chiseled in stone. Etched, maybe centuries before my first breath. With a height chart I never grew to, A certificate I never earned, still waiting, My name just written there, Wasted raindrops filling the curved loops of my undeserved title, Moss growing, waiting for me to claim my due. I found my…

4 Steps For Moving From Failure to Success

Many dream, but few dream and fulfill. The fear of failure hinders us moving from dreaming to doing. We’re afraid of what will happen when our dreams are exposed to the sunlight and don’t look the way they did in our minds. So we keep them locked inside our heads, afraid of failure but also…

Reading Between The Lines

I’ve taken to reading an engineering book at nights. Starting on Tuesday, I picked up this one and even did a couple theoretical problems before I fell asleep. Then last night, I made myself a little ginger ale with raspberries “mock tail” and curled up on the couch, reminding myself of the joy I got…

Why I Feel The Way I Do

This is what I had for lunch yesterday. This is what I ate when I felt hungry enough to eat a burger and fries and onion rings. This is what I ate when I felt scared by the weather and just wanted something warm and filling. This is what I ate when I missed my…

Be Prepared

I’ve been off the grid. I went away to CT for a weekend conference where I got inspired to be a better person. I learned some things about ministry – I work with young people – and I learned some things about myself. I shared some dreams with people who have similar goals so I’ll…