Monthly Archives: November 2019
So I let go, and I felt immediately liberated from the burden of trying and failing to imagine a loving God in the day-to-day.
I mean honestly, I cried the entire eight-hour car ride to college (shout out to my parents who kept driving).
That’s a lot of lead up, I know. But, like, welcome to my head I guess.
What if we chose to invest like we’ll be here for ten years or more, and that investment became a reality?
They set out to design a game that recognized the freedom and thrill that made skateboarding unique.
Nine writers spent five years lovingly crafting this seamless plot, which doesn’t care about questions like “What kind of password is ‘Valley Forge’ for a high security government facility?”
It’s almost enough to make you want to give up, walking home with grocery bags almost ripping.
Set your libido level to maximum!
I began to cry at my kitchen table because despite all the bad calls I have made in the heat of the moment and the angry kids and my disappointment in myself and my frustration at the brokenness of an education system that underserves the students who need the support the most, I saw again that there was someone out there who was rooting for me.
Even when I do speak in accented Spanish, Hondurans often assume I’m from a Honduran afro-indigenous community.
This October sabbatical, as I am calling it, is not what I would have chosen.
As this year ends, so does the decade, and summarizers and list-makers are compelled by narratives and retrospectives, trying to explain away what’s changed.
Satisficing doesn’t mean you lack standards. It just means you’re realistic about those standards.