The Launch of a Dream

The Launch of a Dream

Every once in a while, you have a dream. The kind you don't speak out loud because it's a little scary. You're afraid if it crosses your lips, it'll be too big. People will look at you like you're plain crazy. We're talking the kind of dream that you hesitate to say aloud. Then maybe one day you roundup the courage to whisper it under your breath. You murmur, "God, here's my dream. Take it and do what you like. Remove my own desire until it's o ...

This I Know

This I Know

Everybody hurts. At least that's what Michael Stipe tells us. It really is true, though. We all hurt. Our lives are not void of pain. We all have some pain in our stories. It just can't be avoided. Sometimes our lives are shattered, broken. We had other plans for what it would look like. We dreamed bigger and better things than we are living. It's just not how it all turned out. We'd like to avoid it in this future, though, wouldn't we ...

Into the Unknown

Sometimes I’d like to be able to predict the future. To know what lies ahead. To be able to see what’s coming. And what’s not. I think it might somehow bring me a greater sense of security, give me the confidence I need to step into whatever is next. On the other hand, I’m pretty sure if I had seen some of the things that I’ve lived ahead of time, I would have just plain quit. Given up. We all want to be in control, don’t we? I k ...