When I took martial arts as a kid, my instructor would always remind me that my movements should be as fluid as the ebbs and flows of Waikiki. Strong and powerful at impact, quick and fluid at the return. Each movement needed to be as fluid as the tides that flowed in and out throughout […]Read more "Ebbs & Flows"
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So our first official day in Nashville started out great: Sam, one of the members of our group, played Saints of Valory (because we are going to their concert here in Nashville on Friday!!), my favorite band of all time, during breakfast and I had Frosted Flakes. And,…
It’s Sunday morning and we’re still sitting at the table. The sun has risen, bread has been broken, the dishes are clean, and we’re ready to spend another day sitting at the table. God and me. I’ve been sitting at this table with God for about eight months and we still haven’t moved. We’ve committed […]Read more "A T T H E T A B L E"
When you can’t sleep and you can’t eat because you feel that familiar dark shadow of fear hovering over your every breath, a decision has to be made. You either stop breathing or you get up and attack. I always thought that there was something gallant about a one-man war, but it turns out there […]Read more "Things My First Love Taught Me"
To My Fellow “Creatives”, I want to share with you a little piece of wisdom from my “Understanding Creativity” class (Yes, it’s as awesome as it sounds). I’m continuously being challenged and enlightened every Monday and Wednesdays between the hours of 12:00 and 3:00 and it’s the most exciting time of my week! I find […]Read more "To My Fellow “Creatives”"
I’m sitting in a dark room sandwiched between shards of glass and stacks of boxes higher than my head. Strings of puppets cocoon me to the point where I can’t move my arms or my feet. I’m paralyzed in this state as I watch boxes continue to fill the room. I’m wondering when they’re going […]Read more "Back from Vacation"
Today, I want to share with you the story of what inspired this blog. I guess I should have written about that first, but I was so eager to get what basically took me a whole year to process in writing. First of all, this whole blog is my story and I want it to […]Read more "The Roots"