in all things.

Gratitude is the main character trait of those with quality lives. Nothing is more attractive, more inspiring, and more contagious than those that live a life of thanks. Just reading that sentence im sure you can already think of several people in your life that fit such a description. They’re the people with the most [...]


our souls are sick with it.

We sat around the living room, just the five of us. Feeling a touch of anxiety, but more so, resorting back to those comedic jokes you use to lighten the mood when you know that vulnerability is knocking at your door. We talked about being discontent and what that means to us, what it looks like, and [...]

what helped me become.

“Most people don't grow up. Most people age. They find parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married, have children, and call that maturity. What that is, is aging. But to grow up, to take responsibility for the time you take up, and the space you occupy, to honor every living person for his or [...]

Dads: Be Doers

“He didn’t tell me how to live; he lived, and he let me watch him do it.” Clarence Kelland Nearly every morning I experience the same thing. It’s like clockwork. I run down the stairs (usually because im running late), Murphy our gigantic goldendoodle meets me at the bottom and kindly leans into me expected to get [...]

inviting adventure: a book review

I grew up loving and thriving off of adventure and my imagination. I remember being 7 or 8 and adoring the National Geographic magazine. Maybe I couldn’t fully read every article but the photos were what I loved. I always thought about the people who got to take those pictures. What amazing adventures and stories [...]