Why I Choose Learning in 2018

Why I Choose Learning in 2018

Last New Year’s day, I wrote a blog post where I talked about my theme for 2017, which was how I spend my time and energy matters. This theme was important to me because I had been spending so much of my time and energy on things that drained me and left me joyless and miserable. I had been so caught up in living up to others’ expectations, I forgot about my own expectations. I forgot life was not about…

Hear Me Out

Hear Me Out

I came across a quote by David Augsburger and I have not been able to get it out of my head. He said: “Being heard is so close to being loved that for the average person, they are almost indistinguishable.” I capital L – Love this! I’ll be the first to admit that being heard is one of my deepest desires and…

The Importance of Seeing the Unseen

Imagine you are in the deep recesses of a massive cave. Imagine you are surrounded by people, perhaps on a tour. Everyone is talking and marveling at the wonders of this hidden place deep underground. You feel a connection to the earth. You feel a connection to the people with whom you share this surreal experience. And then, imagine someone turns out the lights…