Welcome to Wednesday Wisdom, where I try to get us over the hump with a huge kaboom idea to motivate you to make the rest of the week the best it can be.
Change is weird and not at all comfortable, and, therefore, not what I'm about. But there are times in our lives where we do have to face changes head-on. I think I am at one of those times now.
The Plan When I was a sophomore in college, I was studying film (or rather, video production) and I had plans to make movies for my career. I aspired to tell stories, and contribute to the cultural zeitgeist with my talents. Working at a church was the furthest thing from my mind, even though I … Continue reading When Plans Don’t Work Out
I've been measuring my life by projects as long as I can remember. You could say I have a history of taking on huge, chunky projects and letting them frame the narrative of what my life is like during a season. I've worked on novels, written the aforementioned tv-serial, produced large videos throughout my career, and taken large seasons of time to develop and change my art and design style.
I'm going to write out my 2019 as if I've already done all this crazy stuff. Join with me and think about your 2019.
This Bruce Lee Quote is the beginning of the book, Declutter Your Mind. "It's not a daily increase, but a daily decrease. Hack away at the in-essentials." -Bruce Lee What do you need to cut out of your life? (I have been working through the book "Declutter Your Mind" and making art based on its … Continue reading Decluttering the Mind
Remember, remember! The fifth of November... Given that tomorrow is a pretty significant election here in the United States, I have been thinking about how thankful I am that I live in a country where I can exercise my right to vote. To be able to make a small contribution to the direction our country … Continue reading Thankful Day 05
I am thankful for things that don't go according to plan. Specifically, I'm thankful when things don't go according to my plans. As much as I may be 'wise' about decisions, I'm - in the end - a human with fallible reasoning and destructive patterns. Anybody who disagrees with this is not being honest about the … Continue reading Thankful Day 04