Category Archives: perseverance


Is this courage or are you stupid? Continue reading

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Schoolish Thoughts: Doors

“For me, I am driven by two main philosophies: know more today about the world than I knew yesterday and lessen the suffering of others. You’d be surprised how far that gets you.” -Neil deGrasse Tyson Continue reading

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Strong Lasting Impressions

The news may be terrible, but we can change it with some courage, and a bit of grace. Continue reading

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What the Rain Can Do

You’re learning the lessons of the rain. Continue reading

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The New Phonebook

This kind of completely mindless perseverance should be lauded. Continue reading

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My Biblical Heroes: Mary

I am reviled among people who know me and revered by people who think they do. Continue reading

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Life Lessons from Olympic Gymnastics

A heart can learn a lot watching the Olympics… Continue reading

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My Biblical Heroes-The Woman with the Issue of Blood

Being whole is not the same as being healed… Continue reading

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Faith is not easy… Continue reading

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Michigan and Texas

In Michigan, one’s pride comes from having survived. In Texas, it comes from having lived. Continue reading

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