Know.

Sometimes I think that perhaps the one thing we are meant to achieve in this life is truly knowing ourselves... When I was young, maybe five or six, my dad found a robin's nest up in the rafters of our second story deck. I remember the way he ushered me over to see it ("Shh!…

Love.

I'm often reminded of how small our world truly is... A few months ago, I shared a post on the importance of finding gratitude, and used a quote from a woman who had miraculously survived a terror attack in Kenya's Westgate mall in 2013. Her name was Margie, and she spoke about the importance…

Dream.

On Monday we celebrated the life of a man whose most famous speech began with... "I have a dream." His words were simple, yet deep. Humble, yet strong. Hopeful, yet assured. Oppressed, yet also empowering. ...And I've been thinking about them a lot lately, because they connect to something within each of…

End.

They say "all good things must come to an end." It's true. And when they do, it's always bittersweet. Good books. Delicious meals. Relaxing vacations. Years of our lives. About a week ago, my mom and step-dad were visiting, and we went out to a great Mediterranean restaurant in town whose specialty…

Listen.

Mindfulness and meditation are key practices that have furthered me along on my Moving Forewords journey. And though they can be described in many ways, they're perhaps best thought of as learning how to truly listen to yourself and the world around you. On that note, I'm pleased to introduce my next guest blogger,…
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