Tag Archives: passion

diminishable me: an open letter to myself at 19

hello andrew. greetings from… yourself… in the summer of 2010. yes, i know that sounds weird. i thought about sending myself (you) back in time, but then i remembered that the terminator movies haven’t come true yet. no time travel … Continue reading

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the key to passion (remembering dana key)

I was saddened to learn early Monday of the passing of Dana Key, guitarist and singer for the legendary Christian rock duo DeGarmo & Key. Even though I was just reconnecting for the new week, somehow I broke the news … Continue reading

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volunteers outta control

Hilarious series by Stephanie Caro at smallchurchyouthministry.com. For the record, I have never done any of these… more than once. Most I’ve never done at all. (I have an amazing collection of very modest pajama pants I wear at camp, … Continue reading

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passion, purpose, work

As I listened to Erwin McManus at Mosaic, a church in SoCal, talk about finding purpose in your work, I was immediately reminded of the parallel encouragement I gleaned from my recent read/listen of Linchpin. Seth Godin says, don’t waste … Continue reading

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10,000 hours

Listening to Outliers has been on pause for several days, but I continue to mull some things over. Because they come more frequently and tend to pile up, I always try to get caught up on my podcasts (85-ish subscriptions) … Continue reading

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counting the cost

Whenever I drive away from Lifetime Fitness around the northwest corner of the lot, I see the nowhere-near-finished heart of the high-end shopping center Corbin Park. Von Maur, Buffalo Wild Wings, and a smattering of other standalone stores are up … Continue reading

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cleft for me

If all goes well, by Christmas Eve my 6 1/2 month journey with my bridge should finally come to a close. I have lost count of how many times I found myself in a dentist chair in 2009. Strangely, though, … Continue reading

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passion or idol?

[legacy post from innovideo creative blog] I suppose it is high time I hunker down and blog again. Things in my world have been a flurry of activity lately. I have been humbled to hear so much positive feedback about … Continue reading

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