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I heard this on a Swiffer commercial: “Making a mess is part of growing up.” This is a learning process. This life I mean. You’ll make a mess of it sometimes. That’s just part of growing up. Make a mess, clean it up. Just don’t linger too long on the mess.  It’s ok. Life keeps moving […]

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“You cannot sustain yourself long-term on the approval of others.” – Todd Henry There’s a point in your journey where you’re going to look for approval and it won’t be there. You’re going to look all around you. You’re going to go searching for someone to prove you right; someone to validate your ideas, plans, […]

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Two years ago,  Jen and I were out in San Diego celebrating our five year anniversary. We had talked about making the long (8 hour) drive up to Yosemite on the trip. You know. Since we were so close *sarcasm*. But the recent wildfires had left the valley filled with smoke so we decided that […]

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Here’s an extended audio version of this post (with some extras!) When we were growing up, imagining worlds that didn’t exist, we were pretending to be superheros, basketball stars, firemen, architects… We thought up things that were bigger than us. Beautiful things. But we were pretending. And as fun as it is to think about […]

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I’m walking around my house today looking for things I don’t want to do. Like, say, write this blog post. I just haven’t “Felt Like” writing this week and if I’m honest, I don’t feel like it right now. What I can deduce from this sudden fallout is that I’ve finally lied enough times to […]

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