Confession: I have more often than I care to admit acted before I thought about my action or its consequences. I don’t know why so many people struggle with acting before processing – I know I am not alone. And yet, every time I do it, I feel like I am the sole idiot who […]Read more "Actions: The Dragon’s Fire"
Confession: I have used my words to set sparks that blossomed into fires. Words have tremendous power – the power to build and the power to destroy. But words are just the beginning; the actions that follow the words carry out just as much weight (for good or bad) as the words that precede them. […]Read more "Words: The Dragon’s Sparks"
Confession: I have not always been a proponent of recycling or caring much about the earth. My mother loves nature. She loves gardens, the ocean, hikes, buying BPA free products, and yes, she recycles. Often I thought she would go a little overboard in her endeavors – especially in the realms of composting or recycling. […]Read more "The Land: Home of the Dragons"
Confession: I’ve been called an overachiever, an idealist, and ambitious. When I was a kid, like all other kids, I dreamed of being all sorts of things: A spy, a superhero, a farmer (not entirely sure why I aspired for that one, but I did), a Jedi, and other relatively normal things. But by the […]Read more "The Sky’s The Limit: The Dragon’s Domain"
Confession: The last couple of months in my life have been incredibly hectic, and I feel like I weathered a storm dragon. Additional confession: This is my first post since February, and I hope to be posting more regularly going forward. I got married in the first week of January. I moved 750 miles to […]Read more "Endurance: Weathering the Storm Dragon"
Confession: I started Boy Scouts (technically Cub Scouts) when I was 6 years old and became an Eagle Scout at age 18. I still keep close ties to my Scout friends and mentors. Scouting is amazing. I have two sisters who spent some time in Girl Scouts and my younger brother spent several years in […]Read more "Scouting: The Adventurous Dragon"
Confession: I believe every one has a unique life story. Recently I have been thinking about the power of your testimony. Certainly in a religious sense, that word is used to reflect how your life story has validated your faith. Even from a non-religious perspective, I think sharing your story has tremendous value. What struggles […]Read more "Testimony: The Dragon That Teaches"