Break the Cycle

We are inundated on a daily basis with messages of who we should be, how we should look, and what brings success. It seems like chasing after the kind of life that is glamorized by our society today ultimately leaves us isolated, empty, and hungry for something more – something real. Social media, targeted advertising,Continue reading “Break the Cycle”

Where is the Hope?

I have been slow to respond to the recent school shooting that took place in Uvalde, Texas this week. Frankly, my heart is broken over the senseless murder of innocent children and I feel like there are smarter people than me who have been responding to this horrific act of terror. I wasn’t sure thereContinue reading “Where is the Hope?”

International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Today is International Holocaust Remembrance Day. A few years ago while in Germany I had the opportunity to visit Berlin’s Holocaust Memorial just outside of Brandenburg Gate (Kacie snapped the below picture of me as I was walking through the memorial). Honestly, it was a really weird experience. The memorial is made up of whatContinue reading “International Holocaust Remembrance Day”

We are the Present

“You are the product of your environment” is really one of the most misleading statements that one can make. Who we are is not defined by our past, but by our present. We have the ability to redefine who we are at any given moment. Too often, we allow our perception of ourself and theContinue reading “We are the Present”