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The Ideal Intersection?

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Your professional purpose – the holy grail, as some might say. And – you can’t find the holy grail overnight. For awhile you might have to be okay with a vocation or profession, as it covers some of the things that you need, but that does not mean that you can’t continue to work toward your purpose. Some are lucky enough to happen upon their purpose at a young age, and some might not find … CONTINUE READING

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My Best Will Be Enough

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I know I like a movie when I find myself thinking about it long after seeing it. It gets stuck in my head, and I want to learn more about it, discuss it and think about the story through various lenses. This week I saw the movie Whiplash and it definitely falls into that category. The movie left me feeling extremely anxious, which is actually a recognition of the work of the actors, director and … CONTINUE READING

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Brad Allen

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I had the opportunity to meet Brad and learn about his story when I started volunteering at Urban Peak – a non-profit in Denver, CO that provides a full convergence of services for youth ages 15 – 24 who are experiencing homelessness or at imminent risk of becoming homeless. Brad is the Lead Education Specialist there and works with students who are working toward their GED or looking to enroll in higher education classes. After … CONTINUE READING

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Follow Your Curiosity

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I’ve always struggled a bit with the saying “Follow Your Passion.” When I hear it, I’ve noticed that I get a somewhat agitated feeling. This, in part, is why the homepage of this site does not have the word “passion” on it. I’ve found that I have used the phrase from time to time in my writing – but more out of default or laziness than any other reason.  I realize that I’m uncomfortable with … CONTINUE READING

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Passion + Detachment = Freedom

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“[How do I do it?] Well, it’s always a mystery, because you don’t know why you get depleted or recharged. But this much I know. I do not allow myself to be overcome by hopelessness, no matter how tough the situation. I believe that if you just do your little bit without thinking of the bigness of what you stand against, if you turn to the enlargement of your own capacities, just that itself creates CONTINUE READING

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