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 […]
2017 was one of those character-building years for me. For how swiftly it passed, there didn’t seem to be anything breezy about it. Reflecting on the challenges I encountered — both minor and major — I’d say I came out relatively unscathed. But that doesn’t mean I necessarily made it through unchanged.