Category Archives: personal

“But what about..?.?”

When I was a kid I used to justify everything I did by what others did and said. If I wasn’t allowed to do something, my most used argument to my parents was “…but Adam is allowed to do it, … Continue reading

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It’s Risky

I never like talking about things that EVERYBODY is talking about because I feel so cliché, but I can’t not talk about this. It’s risky, because there are literally millions of people that are digesting what this post covers. I’m … Continue reading

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Servanthood

What’s the different between serving people? And letting people abuse your services? I spend most of my day working to serve people and this is not a post to complain about that, not at all – I love serving people. … Continue reading

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Helpful vs. HelpLESS

I was at work the other day doing some stuff before we opened, when a young man walks up to the door and peeks in. He doesn’t know that I see him. I start walking to the door as he … Continue reading

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“Failure Is Not An Option”

We’ve all heard that phrase before. “Failure is not an option.” It’s usually stated when victory is simply the only solution to solve a problem. I heard it at basketball practices at hight school – as if the game about … Continue reading

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What I Learned from a 9 Year Old…

I spend a lot of time trying to make a big difference. I work hard to be relevant, new, impressive, and life changing. Sometimes I don’t do something because I feel like, “Eh, it won’t be worth it. It won’t … Continue reading

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Hype Hype Hype!

Every year, I get to work with teenagers at a summer camp. When I was a teenager myself, I was a volunteer team member that helped plan and execute the services each night. We stole this idea from a youth … Continue reading

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Dear 2010…

Hello! We haven’t known each other very long, but so far we’ve treated each other quite nicely. I promise I’ll make the best of our relationship no matter how poorly I may be treated. I understand that you only have … Continue reading

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Dear 2009…

Thanks for everything. You provided a number of different experiences. Some I will never forget, some I’ve already forgotten but really enjoyed anyway. A beautiful girl said yes when I asked her to marry me. That happened during your time. … Continue reading

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How Bad Is It?

Life is good. That’s a statement I work to remind myself of. I know that things don’t always work out the way I want them to and I’m sure if that’s true for me, it’s true for everybody else too. … Continue reading

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