Not in Charge

We’d been talking about it throughout our time in the US. Distance helped us think about it slightly more objectively. It would be an investment to be sure, and we were slightly worried it wouldn’t work. But other people had had so much success with it, didn’t it have to work? We were both even getting ads for it.

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Drought

I’d been feeling off for, I don’t know, a week or three? It was a familiar patterned progression, but it didn’t diminish the discomfort or the oppressive weight of it. There was a lot going on — with family, work, and school. I’d dealt with worse, though, so what was going on? I knew before […]

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The Inaccuracy of Streaks

Whether you’re a New Years resolution kinda person or not, we all generally seek to make improvements in our lives from time to time. Often, it involves incorporating new habits: exercising X amount of times a week, reading the Bible consistently, spending more time with loved ones.  When creating these habits, we often rely on […]

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My Word for 2021

The word for the year came faster and more subtly than I expected. I anticipated a word out of left field, something I wouldn’t understand but would come to grasp as spring gave way to summer. Instead, what came into focus made almost too much sense. Am I just choosing this word for my own […]

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The New Year Post

At the onset, I feel like I should admit a few things: I don’t really celebrate New Year’s in the “new me” way. I spend time with family, sure, but I don’t do any of the fitness goal setting, this year’s word choosing, or Bible reading plan selecting. I’ve tried it all, and it’s not […]

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