I walked in to pick up my contacts this morning. I signed in at the kiosk and the message popped up, “We will be happy to help you in about 57 minutes.”
I’ve been thinking about what to write about when it comes to the events in Charlottesville. It seems like something important to write about, but it also isn’t a safe thing to write about. Watching the news and seeing a crowd of hate driven people makes my heart hurt. Having a platform, albeit a small one, it doesn’t feel right to be silent.
Why do I feel called to create? What is the purpose behind what I do? Where is my energy focused?
These are questions I’ve been pondering as I’ve listened to podcasts talk about work and brand building. Something in me began to turn a little as I listened. Am I interested in building a brand on myself? What is the purpose behind my writing?
There is a debate going on in Christian circles right now: Is it better to be authentic, or is it better to be obedient to the teachings of Jesus and the Church? I think the answer is one word – Yes.
Have you ever felt like you have nothing left to give? Unless you are a special kind of super-human, you probably have. Everybody has been to that place where things feel dried up. Whether its over-extending or just the demands of every day life, we are all going to come to the place of the dry well.