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My wife is bad ass

Mondays are crazy, aren’t they? And, if you’re at all like me, they leave you feeling hopeful, energized, motivated, depressed, tired, and anxious all at the same time. And that’s just a regular Monday.  But, today… today is no regular Monday in my family.  Today my wife goes back to…

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to be of use

Today is the last day for students at the high school where I work as a mentor/coach/counselor. I can hardly believe that it has been more than six months since I started working there. My experiences in the past have always been that spring semesters in schools seem to drag…

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telling my story of faith + exclusion and the rebellious act of being me

i am sitting on my couch in my home, the home that i am so amazingly blessed to own with my wife, watching the clouds disperse outside my living window. the sun is beginning to peek out and shine brightly. it’s early evening, almost 8 pm, and no where near…

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the key to creating the life you want every single f*ucking minute

i cannot let go of the weekend i had last weekend. the thoughts and feelings and impressions have stayed with me, influencing me every single day. in the midst of my busy, regular, ordinary life. and, friends, that, for me, is all that i have ever wanted. you know how…

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the week that was sweden’s celebration of spring // 17

hello! and happy may day! so, this week has been exciting and fun. and i have a ton of stuff to share with you! first off… the weather has been all over the place. sunshine, rain, snow, wind, cold, and warm sunshine (not warm temps, though). very typical  april weather. but,…

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what if it’s not this or that, but everything all at once?

i have some old ghosts that showed up unexpectedly last week. i got called to the principal’s office one day. or, actually, she cornered me in the little kitchen as i was cleaning up after our staff meeting. she asked if she could talk with me. to be honest, i…

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