Why I Write.

"Write hard and clear about what hurts." Ernest Hemingway This quote has been sitting in my soul for a few days. There's something healing and cathartic about writing. About putting things out there--not just the happy-go-lucky things, but the hard, messy things of life. Because as often as this doesn't feel like my real life … Continue reading Why I Write.

52X7: Phase Four Goals

Here are my goals for the fourth phase of 52x7 in 2013. As a reminder, here's the plan: Pick a goal or two in each of the 7 areas of life. (E.G. Physical = Working out 4 days a week.) Crush said goals for 52 days. Drop the ones I hate at the end of … Continue reading 52X7: Phase Four Goals

52X7: Phase Two Summary {FOCUS.}

You  may remember that at the start of this year, I jumped head first into a fresh look at goals and resolutions called 52x7 thanks to inspiration from one of my favorite bloggers, Jon Acuff. The plan was pretty simple: 365 days breaks down pretty nicely into seven 52-day chunks, and anyone can do anything for 52 … Continue reading 52X7: Phase Two Summary {FOCUS.}

52X7: Phase Two Goals

As promised, here are my goals for the second phase of 52x7 in 2013. As a reminder, here's the plan: Pick a goal or two in each of the 7 areas of life. (E.G. Physical = Working out 4 days a week.) Crush said goals for 52 days. Drop the ones I hate at the end … Continue reading 52X7: Phase Two Goals

Friday Five: May 11, 2012

Random thoughts from this week: I'm having a lot of trouble getting back into the routine of blogging. I'm not sure why it's so difficult. I love writing. I've just gotten out of the routine. I've been journaling over the past month and a half or so (another routine that I had kind of lost … Continue reading Friday Five: May 11, 2012

Friday Five: April 27, 2012

Random thoughts from this week: I think I'm going to try blogging more regularly again. This thing always seems to go in seasons for me... sort of a cycle of "hey, I'm gonna blog every day!" to "oh, crap. I forgot about my blog for the last 3 months." Maybe I can find a healthy … Continue reading Friday Five: April 27, 2012