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  You know, it’s inevitable that every once in a while you’re going to be blindsided by comparison. Even if you’re practiced at avoiding it, it can still creep in. Some time in your journey you’re going to stumble across someone who is doing something similar to what you’re doing or worse, what you want […]

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“What do you fear, lady?” [Aragorn] asked. “A cage,” [Éowyn] said. “To stay behind bars, until use and old age accept them, and all chance of doing great deeds is gone beyond recall or desire.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Return of the King We build our own cages that keep us from the life we […]

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I read an article in Outside magazine last year about big wave surfer Garrett McNamara and his quest to surf some of the biggest waves in the world that break off the coast of Portugal. The story is amazing and I’m not even going to try to recap because the whole thing is worth a […]

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Good morning good friends! I’m reading a book by Rolf Potts called Vagabonding: An Uncommon Guide to the Art of Long-Term World Travel. Just a couple of chapters in and I’m really digging it so far. I came across this quote today and I thought I’d share it. To give some context, this chapter is […]

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We like to put a face on our fears so that there’s someone to blame when we let our fears stop us from growing. It’s because we’re human. We like to put a face on everything. Personify it. Make it more like us. Because if it’s more like us then we can believe it and […]

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