Turns out the first thing that can go wrong is not having a clue what you want your major to be in college. Archaeology had been my earliest aspiration, but as mentioned, the dread of traveling all over and chasing jobs across universities made me shy away, along with the fact that I was interested […]Read More Collapse of a young adult: My journey through life – Part IV
Coming out of my experience with panic, I began to read even more voraciously than I had before. Somehow I got it in my mind that I was going to read the entire Bible. So, without a “plan” in mind, I started in Genesis and just read. And read, and read, and read. I made […]Read More Saving the universe in adolescence: My journey through life – Part III
We are impacted as people by sharing life with others and learning how their stories can shape our own, so here is mine. I was born and raised in rural northern Florida to a middle class, Christian family in the very early 1980s. My dad is from Indiana, where most of his family remains, but […]Read More Dark dreams of childhood: My journey through life – Part II
So many of us believe our identity is formed by what we love. But what do we mean by “identity?” What do we mean when we ask “Who am I?” Most of us are referring to our personalities – what we love, what we like, whether we’re introverted or extroverted. And we become passionate about […]Read More Who am I?