In dark times like these, I often turn to words to inspire. To pacify. To cast a light on the good that is out there. I hope this roundup can serve as a reminder of the goodness that does exist, not just in general but in you. And I hope that in remembering, it ignites a desire to share that goodness with those who might need it most.
I love words. Probably something that shouldn’t come as a surprise at this point. Whether I’m reading them or writing them, they tend to fill up most of my days. I’ve even gone so far as to make words my job! I am swiftly and effortlessly inspired, frustrated, saddened, motivated, elated, etc. etc. etc. by something so simple as a really great quote in a book, a devastating news headline, a profound poem, the list […]
It shouldn’t be that hard . . . to accomplish everything — or maybe just something — on my big list of things to accomplish, then take a long and meaningful moment to reflect and feel completely proud before picking up and moving on to tackle whatever’s next. And yet. I’m not quite sure when it happened, but I’ve begun to realize that I’m no longer a healthy goal-setter. What once was a perfectly balanced […]
Love can be a loaded word. And for one that is supposed to carry so much weight, it gets tossed around like nothing more often than not. I love this song. I love those shoes! I looove this slice of pizza (No? Just me?). Now before I lose you completely, I promise this isn’t going to be some lecture on how we need to put an end to all casual use of the word and save […]