As you start this week, whether or not you celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday, remember to give thanks for the many blessings in your life.
As you start this week, don’t forget the cousin to just-do-the-thing-in-front-of-you. It’s called The Routine. Some people love them, some people hate them. Me? I’m somewhere in the middle. There are times when the thought of routine gives me hives, because I do thrive on change and new situations. I see the adventure in the (read more…)
As you start this week, may you heed the advice I was given back in college during finals week, and has stuck with me ever since: “When you don’t know what to do, do the thing in front of you.” It’s easy to get overwhelmed when you’ve got a full week—especially on a Monday as (read more…)
As you start this week, may you notice art. Kyle and I got in to a conversation this weekend about the definition of art. Is art art because of the motive behind the creator? Is it the viewer’s responsibility, indicated by how he or she interprets it? Is there an objectivity to it, a dividing (read more…)
As you start this week, think a little bit about how you make others feel when you’re around. I’ve heard it said that as writers, we should notice how our words make readers feel, and not just how they think. So it is with the rest of life, I think. And not just with our (read more…)