3 Things That Kill Potential

3 Things That Kill Potential

Have you ever heard of Christmas in July? What about New Year’s in May? I’m guessing you’ve heard of the first, but not the latter. I may or may not have just invented that one. Working on a college campus, this time of year is all about promise, potential, and...
It was only one word.

It was only one word.

It was a one word gut punch I never saw coming. The fog it caused along with the momentum it stole caught me off guard. It was only one word. How could it have been so jarring? And, the kicker…it wasn’t even spoken to me! To top it off, the person who launched the...
Overwhelmed!? 5 Life Hacks That Can Help.

Overwhelmed!? 5 Life Hacks That Can Help.

If life isn’t exhausting enough, this week we lost an hour. Is it just me or does that mere sixty minute loss throw everyone for a loop? According to the news, there’s a 24% spike in heart attacks and a 17% jump in car accidents the day after the time change. It’s as...

The Message I Found in a Bottle

I raised my hammer above the unsuspecting bottle wrapped in several layers of thick paper bags. A plastic bag was the outer layer. With one swooping motion, I swung down hitting the bottle. Thud. Nothing more. It took several strikes before the impact shattered the...