For the Ordinary 

This weekend I’m in a wedding.  Weddings are special.  A day to celebrate two people coming together.  A day full of laughter and tears. A day thinking about beloved memories and hopeful expectations, a time for cake and drinks.  A wedding day is remembered forever.  A special day.  But, Not every day is special.  Somedays […]

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No Buts for Orlando 

Pain is unique.  When we try and describe pain we say things like,  It cut deep.  It burned.  It was sharp and stabbing.  It took my breathe away.  But no matter how hard we try and explain pain we never succeed.  There’s not a good way to measure pain.  There’s no method of calculating it’s […]

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It’s All in the Adjectives 

“My favorite thing about fishing is you never know what your gonna get. Maybe you’ll catch an old boot”  An 8 year old said those words to me today.  Here’s how those beautiful, profound, and life altering words came about.  This 8 year old kid was on his way to go fishing on a small […]

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A Beautiful Reflection  

Life can be confusing.  Actually let’s rephrase that.  Life is confusing.  I could talk about a thousand different examples of life being confusing. But I think there’s a simple way to express the nature of confusion that we all experience.  We have the past, the present, and the future playing in our minds simultaneously.  We […]

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Just Happy to Be Here 

Existence is beautiful.  To feel.  To see.  To touch.  To hear.  To taste.  Beautiful.  I’ve been traveling. In the Pacific Northwest, if you like to be specific.  I’ve seen mountains, rivers, cliffs, waterfalls, and a few wild animals.  Amazing things. Breathtaking things. Awe inspiring things.  We may say “small world isn’t it?”  But it isn’t.  […]

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