To Persevere or Not

Persevering is a tough one, isn’t it? Or is giving up just easy? I think it is a little bit of a draw when it comes to these two views, especially in the world we live in today. It seems like the majority of us are getting the raw end of the deal in some…

Pursuit

It is amazing what you are able to see when you take a moment to stop, collect yourself, and live in the moment. I feel like I have not been able to do this as much lately and it makes me sad. I feel like I am scrambling and trying to figure a variety of…

Keep Swimming

“Keep Swimming” has been my mantra for the past year, a year in which so much has gone on that there are times I have been left wondering which way was up. These two words are so simple, but say so much. These two words capture what it means to endure in every aspect of…

Venture Out

It is the day before Thanksgiving and as an outsider looking in, anyone would be able to take a look at my life and tell me how blessed I am. I am in a much different place than I was a year ago. I have solid relationships with my close friends and family. I am…