No Joy

Joy is a gift.

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On the Edge

A few months back, when describing how I felt at the time, I said it was like being stripped to studs.

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Not my problem

I have a problem. l don’t know when problems aren’t mine.

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Slavery

We are all slaves.

Slavery is, apparently, essential to the way we work. We must be enslaved to something: we must obey something. Something must be our driving force and end goal. We must have something to adhere to, to follow, to be our identity and our touchstone. We must belong to something.

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Time

It’s almost May.

My balcony door is open. At 7PM the sun’s still up, there are birds singing and the sky is blue. And time is entirely out of whack.

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Speechless

I haven’t written much lately, because I haven’t had much to say.

The reason I haven’t had much to say isn’t that not much has happened, but rather, too much.

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Storytelling

Everybody has a story.

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All-terrain

It’s easy to stand on a mountaintop and praise God. Not that there aren’t people who, upon reaching a mountaintop, decide to praise themselves instead.

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Practice

I found a neat book today. It was called How to Build a Fire: and Other Handy Things Your Grandfather Knew.

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Chances

(Full disclosure: I was partially inspired by this post from Jon Acuff’s blog. I like that blog.)

Sometimes you have to take a chance.

When I was a kid, my dad took us to see comets. I can think of three: Halley’s Comet, Comet Hyakutake, and Comet Hale-Bopp. I remember the […]