Views

I have a little YouTube channel. I struggle to break 100 views on my videos and when I do, I smile like I’m auditioning for a toothpaste ad. And then Bruno Mars releases a new music video and in less than a week, he racks up these stats: And you know the hard part, a…

When Creative Means Same

The grammy nominations are out today and so begins the season of comparing one artist to another, comparing one person’s creativity to someone else’s. What does that even mean? How do you begin to compare two things that are meant to be different? How do you determine that one is better than the other?    If…

The 4 X 4 To Living A Full Life

One of my favorite texts in the Bible is Luke 2:52: And Jesus grew in wisdom and stature and in favor with God and man. That statement encompasses the four stages of development we should strive for in life, and pay attention to everyday. Here are 4 ways to engage these 4 areas. 1. Wisdom – Mental stimulation There…

Goal Getting

Highlights of the past few days include: So much snow Church outfitSo many ways to spend alone time. How to choose? Drum practice with the kidsMy first time at the spin class at church.   The swim class, not pictured for obvious reasons, where I got out of the pool singing “Everything is Awesome!” from…

5-Song Soundtrack

On Fridays, I like to celebrate the number 5 on the blog. So 5 reasons I like the number 5 are: I was born on the 5th of September My dad was born on the 5th too (February) I like odd numbers. give me a 3 or a 5 or  7 over a 2 anytime….