The Courage No One Sees

They say courage doesn't always roar. If we listen carefully though, everyone is battling something. And I know now, to never take for granted the struggles some people face, even when I can't see them. For many years, I lived with what people would call an "invisible illness." In the fall of 2012, I relapsed with … Continue reading The Courage No One Sees

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Suffering Well

Ian MacLaren, a noted Scotsman, once said these wise words of counsel, “Be kind. Everyone you meet is carrying a heavy burden.” I think back to a time when I was going through a lot of suffering. It was a point in my life when I wanted to do so much, but I didn't have enough strength to tie … Continue reading Suffering Well

Why We Were Never Meant to be Stars

Like many of you, I  was deeply saddened to hear about Robin Williams. The other day, I spent some time reading some heartfelt sentiments, tweets, and Facebook posts remembering and mourning this iconic actor.  He was definitely the master of many personas -- somehow so convincing, relatable even in his absurdity. He was really a brilliant man.  He entertained us greatly.  We liked him.  … Continue reading Why We Were Never Meant to be Stars