2020: Reflection

I have been choosing words for my years since 2015. As I lined them up a month ago, I began to see a visual of my life. This visual was a mountain and the past five years was me climbing it. But even the five years before that was filled with growth, change, pain, and a lot of learning. Let’s take look back at the … Continue reading 2020: Reflection

2019: Soar – Recap

It’s ironic how much I’ve been agonizing over my 2020 post and feeling so lost on what all to write, and I hadn’t given a thought on my 2019 recap post. However, I always find my words forward when I look back. Man, how to even encapsulate it all? Fun stuff: I went to Ireland I knew going into 2019 that it was going to … Continue reading 2019: Soar – Recap

The privilege of loving

They say you shouldn’t return back to your old home before at least nine months after you move. But I received the opportunity to go back to Seattle at four months in, and I couldn’t pass it up. So, I booked the flights, got Ginger settled at her boarding facility, and headed west for four days. As I sit on the plane on the flight … Continue reading The privilege of loving

Brain Pickings – My new Sunday ritualĀ 

I grew up in a Christian household (for the most part). My dad was on-again, off-again religious, but my mom was always on. She had a strong faith and believed in holding those truths close. She instilled in my sister and I a strong faith as well from a very early age. However, I didn’t grow up going to traditional church until I was in … Continue reading Brain Pickings – My new Sunday ritualĀ 

Choices vs. Fate vs. Something Bigger

Sometimes I wonder if I’m being primed for something. I wonder if my life has unfolded in this way because of a great, master plan, or was it all just a series of choices, like a pinball bouncing off various obstacles until it finds its final home. I have too much faith to believe that it’s all just random. I have to believe in something … Continue reading Choices vs. Fate vs. Something Bigger