52 Essays #4: Resilience and Tenacity

I’ve been through a lot in my time on this planet so far. Sometimes I feel like I have had more than my fair share of struggles and burdens and challenges. And then I think about how many have it so much worse than me, in this country and around the world, and I struggle…Read more 52 Essays #4: Resilience and Tenacity


52 Essays #3: Self-Discipline

There are a lot of virtues that I possess: compassion, kindness, integrity, honesty, responsibility, authenticity, self-reflection. There is one I have always struggled with: self-discipline. I remember back to the days when I was an adolescent and my family attended a fundamentalist Baptist Church. Mom had become a Born-Again Christian through the Pentecostal movement in…Read more 52 Essays #3: Self-Discipline