Monthly Archives: March 2014

Never fear those mountains

I’ve heard this song a million times. I love all the lyrics, but these are my favourite. I hope you never fear those mountains in the distance, Never settle for the path of least resistance Livin’ might mean takin’ chances … Continue reading

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Living Room Performances

This past weekend, I looked after four kids under the age of 10. Two were my cousins, two were friends, all four are kids that I adore. The ten year-old had just bought the Frozen soundtrack, and almost right away, … Continue reading

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Bethany’s Butterflies

I met Bethany about a year ago when she showed up at my home church one Monday evening. She had such a gentle presence and wisdom, that was obvious after our first conversation. Last year, Bethany had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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The theme of my life is…

I’m working through the Storyline workbook. And because I’m me, I read ahead. At the end of the second module, I see this: The theme of my LIFE? Those are big words! That’s crazy daunting. How do I sum up … Continue reading

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I am not my job

I will never forget the moment when I realized I had made a massive mistake at work. I never truly understood the term “my stomach dropped” until that moment. I was humiliated. I should’ve known better. Despite everyone telling me … Continue reading

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Study thoughtfully but write boldly

This beautiful paragraph has been haunting me for a few weeks now. “Write every day, line by line, page by page, hour by hour. Do this despite fear. For above all else, beyond imagination and skill, what the world asks … Continue reading

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The Comfort Myth

One time, Christa Hesselink got on stage in front of a few hundred people (and a few thousand more online), pretended to use a giraffe floaty toy, admitted her addiction to fancy napkins, and made me think about comfort in a … Continue reading

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Dear near-future me

Dear 90-days-from-now Lindsay (and other Storyliners), A few months ago, you spent 48 hours being totally encouraged. You left on fire to live a meaningful story. You had the tools to plan a meaningful life. You were surrounded by pure … Continue reading

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