Found Out and Moving Forward

In high school, I started to “teach” myself how to play the bass guitar. I write “teach” in quotes because I didn’t start with the foundational things. I didn’t know my scales or even what string was what. I just practiced tabs of other bands’ songs and tried to fake like I actually knew something.

One evening, the youth pastor came to me and asked if I would be willing to play with them. I was ecstatic. However, I was also pretty delusional. I thought I could just play what I thought sounded good. The problem was, I didn’t have a good grasp on aural skills either.

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Who’s Brand Am I Building?

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?

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Big, Hairy, and Audacious

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I’ve had this big, hairy, audacious goal for a long time. That goal is to write a book. Its a goal that I think a lot of people have but not very many people succeed at. Its a goal that I have used as an excuse to not pay attention to this blog.

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