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"
Confession: Bargaining is something that I do regularly. I am in a class this fall called “Managing Conflict in Ministry.” I am studying to enter ministry, and can you believe it, there is conflict in the church! Sarcasm aside, this class has been helpful in the profiles and inventories we have been doing. One such profile […]Read more "Bargaining: The Sorta Winning, Sorta Losing Dragon"
Confession: I really enjoy playing sports. IT’S HERE! IT’S NFL FOOTBALL TIME. I should additionally confess that I am from Pittsburgh, and an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. I loved watching the Pittsburgh Penguins become Stanley Cup champions this past June, and I love to play sports with friends (particularly ultimate Frisbee). My journey as a […]Read more "Sports: The Competitive Dragon"
Confession: Perspective is based on experience, therefore this blog is based upon my experiences. Reminder: I’m a pretty strong optimist, which certainly affects my perspectives. Over the last several weeks I have had several conversations about topics where our perspectives clearly led us to different conclusions. Some conversations were about music, some about homework, some […]Read more "Perspective: The Dragon’s Shadow"
Confession: I love origin stories and starting new projects/seasons. It is the beginning of August and I will be shortly starting my third semester of Graduate school. It’s a new full year, which means new themes, new students, new classes, new experiences. I am getting married in just a couple months, and that will present […]Read more "New Beginnings: The Dragon Egg"