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30 Days of Poetry

“Are you paralyzed by fear? That’s a good sign. Fear is an indicator. It tells us what we have to do. The more scared we are of a work or calling, the more sure we can be that we have … Continue reading

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Evergreen

All my life, I’ve been told I’m “too” something. “Too intense” “Too chaotic” “Too idealistic” “Too sensitive” “Think too much” “Talk too much” “Read too much” And today I realize that my desire to cling, my incessant questions regarding whether … Continue reading

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The Shush Words

Last night, I contacted a friend about my recent article, worried I might have put a little too much out there. I thought of all the people over the years who have accused me of sharing too much and couldn’t … Continue reading

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Full of beauty

Today I watched a group of high school drummers perform using nothing but their sticks, their feet, and the chairs they were sitting in. After the performance, the audience erupted into cheers and I thought about those cheering kids. How … Continue reading

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No, Good

“I used to try to be Good. I thought no one wanted me as I was, so Good was my go-to. But Good got me nowhere. Not like Truth. Truth, she tore me to shreds, devoured me whole and spit … Continue reading

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Feelings are signals

In his book 12 Rules for Life, An Antidote to Chaos, Jordan Peterson writes that in order to live a better life, we must learn to pay attention to the things that bother us. This advice strikes me as counter-intuitive, yet … Continue reading

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GAGGLE. 1 : a flock of geese when not in flight 2 : a cluster of people lacking organization

Over the last year, I’ve been writing a book about our family’s adventures on our little farm, and it didn’t take long before a pattern began to emerge. Every year or two, I get An Idea. Whenever this happens, Jon … Continue reading

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