It makes me happy that I understand the meaning of discernment and have reached a point in my life where I exercise it with the responsibility it commands. In doing so, I assess situations for what they are, not what they should be, or I wish they were. Continue reading Discernment
Admittedly, I was an individual who considered those going “off the grid” as self-important wordsmiths. They are trying to make themselves sound so free and adventurous, I would judge. I had no acceptable reason to hold the phrase “off the grid” in contempt. I have learned along my journey of better contextualizing absolutes that different things have different meanings for different people – and it is okay! Continue reading Off the Grid Vacationing
Fobs. They have become gatekeepers to enjoying and completing many of our everyday routines. They (de)activate our cars. (Un)lock our front doors. Demagnetize our offices entrances. They also act as miniature weapons of racial profiling via door clicking. Continue reading Life Controlled by Fobs
“But isn’t it – but inspiring doesn’t – the difference is whether people get poisoned or not. Like I don’t – who cares if they’re inspiring? Like isn’t the – no, I’m serious.” – Chris L. Hayes Poisoned Michiganders Flint, Michigan. Located … Continue reading Poisoned Water > Feeling Inspired
With the advent of weisure – work + leisure – many a professional employer worth the feel-good stationary on which its name is glossily printed, understands the liabilities oozing from burnout stricken employees. We employees are replaceable, knows everyone who … Continue reading Burnout – Health Buster & Career Ender
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echo[es] are truly endless.” ~ Mother Teresa Apparently the boogeyman of race has a membership at Costco. I ran into America’s dark passenger during checkout at Seattle’s SODO Costco the … Continue reading Was it Racism or Bad Customer Service?