Tag Archives: God

Choosing Happiness: forgiveness, God, politics, lists, youtube, priorities, transitions, traffic, and friendships.

I think that we need to work on our understanding of happiness. In my mind, contentedness is similar to a point where it’s often unrecognizable. I know that for me, when I am “happy,” it’s a time when things are … Continue reading

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Pay Attention. Be Astonished. Tell the story.

Dr. Terry Nelson Johnson is a profound theologian, one whom I admire so much. He is the resident theologian at Old St. Pat’s Church in Chicago and has spoken at many events at which I have been in attendance. His … Continue reading

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Finding your heartbeat.

Sometimes you gotta lose your breath to find your heartbeat. Under Armour sometimes really gets their ads right. I saved this image a while back because I oftentimes find myself drawing upon inspirations from a long time ago — and … Continue reading

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hopping back on the train

I’m probably (hoping) speaking to an understanding audience when I say that it’s easy to get busy and lose touch with the things that really matter. The days fly by, meaning so do the weeks and months…and suddenly you open … Continue reading

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in the midst of all the inspiring stories, one simple thought: be grateful.

I write this as I sit on the floor next to my bed. The bed that I am not sleeping in all this week for my community’s Simple Living Challenge. Each week, one of the 16 community members chooses a … Continue reading

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job description: varied

Since taking my current position as a Youth Care Worker at Mercy Home for Boys & Girls, I have been asked countless times, “so what is it that you do?” Here is what I have found so far. It is … Continue reading

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Describing the internet to an ant.

Day 4: Thinking About My Purpose Point to Ponder: There is more to life that just here and now. ~ I think this section was disconcerting, as it is probably supposed to be. I am betting that Rick Warren would … Continue reading

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