It’s not the Olympics

It’s life.For most of us,We typically don’t spend years of targeted trainingFor specific events in the future thatCulminate in highly dramatic moments whenOur well thought out preparationMeets situations we have anticipatedAnd even rehearsed.Life itself is a curve ball.We may have imaginedWhat might happenIf a global pandemic broke outBut none of us were preparedTo live through […]

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Why do we fall?

Sometimes we fail to see the crater in the road. Sometimes we fail to prepare Sometimes we deserve it Sometimes we think we don’t, Sometime it’s deep flaws we’ve wrestled with for years Sometimes we don’t know what ails us. But all the time, It’s an opportunity to practice Getting back up.

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Reasons to keep going

Because you’ve done the math, and a leap of faith is still warranted.Because, deep down, you still care.Because you’ve willing to pay the price.Because you know you’re meant to be there.Because the work isn’t about you.Because the people you call your haters aren’t thinking about you as much as you think.Because you can.Because the work […]

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Staying in the game

Today marks 8 years since this blog began. Not every blog postIs going to be a hit.Not every week is going to be a game changerNot every patient is going to recover.Not every person you pitch your project to is going to “get it”Some days you’re going to call in sickWhen really your body is […]

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Impatience

Is not discouraged enough. With so many images on our news feed Of other people living their best lives; Reaping harvests and claiming awards, Its easy to excuse each other For feeling like good things Don’t come to those who wait. Patience may be out of fashion But it’s definitely not obsolete. Patience is not […]

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Still standing

Cursed is the man who trusts in man And makes flesh his strength, Whose heart departs from the LORD, For he shall be like a shrub in the desert, And shall not see good when it comes, But shall inhabit the parched places in the wilderness In a salt land which is not inhabited. Blessed […]

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Ahh lemons

I have always had a bit of trouble With making lemonade out of lemons Because it suggests that the lemonade will be sweet And there will be a favorable ending, But what if there isn’t? What if despite all the sugar you put in,  The freakin’ lemonade is still very bitter?! What then? The so-called […]

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