Dear Twenty-Something…

  • Hope is Rising

    9 November 2018 Dear Twenty- Something, “Dare to have faith that man is capable of humanity.”- taken from the prayers said during the Seder Meal Again you turned on the news this week to a startling feeling of equal parts outrage and heart break. Memories came flooding back and you started to feel that maybe -more-

  • That’s What This Storm’s All About

    2 November 2018 Dear Twenty- Something, “And once the storm is over, you won’t remember how you made it through, how you managed to survive. You won’t even be sure whether the storm is really over. But one thing is certain. When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who -more-

  • A Built in Season of Change

    29 September 2018 Dear Twenty-Something, “He found himself wondering at times, especially in the autumn, about the wild lands, and strange visions of mountains that he had never seen came into his dreams.” – J.R.R. Tolkien I want you to stop, for just a moment. Stop to breathe in the crisp, chilly air that so -more-

  • Girlfriend, I Am Proud Of You

    24 August 2018 Dear Twenty- Something, “And now that you don’t have to be perfect, you can be good.” – John Steinback Have I stopped lately to tell you how proud I am of you?! You have said yes to so many exciting things- being brave and trying new and scary things. You are excercising -more-

  • 27 July 2018 “I don’t think anyone can grow unless he’s loved exactly as he is now, appreciated for what he is rather than what he will be.” – Fred Rogers Dear Twenty-Something, How’s it going? Did you do something to take care of yourself today? As you start to ease into this new part -more-

  • Don’t Forget What You Need

    13 July 2018 “To bad, but its the life you lead, you’re so ahead of yourself, that you forgot what you need. Though you can see when you’re wrong you know you can’t always see when you’re right, you’re right.” – Billy Joel Dear Twenty- Something, Stop for a moment to breathe. The world will -more-

  • Don’t Let Anyone Tell You That You Can’t

    23 June 2018 “Anyone who has ever been able to sustain good work has had at least one person–and often many–who have believed in him or her. We just don’t get to be competent human beings without a lot of different investments from others.” – Mr. Rogers Dear Twenty- Something, Take a look at that -more-

  • Life is Like a Pair of Jack Rogers

    02 June 2017 “In three words I can sum up everything I’ve learned about life: it goes on.” – Robert Frost Dear Twenty- Something, Life is like a pair of Jack Rogers. Breaking them in can absolutely hurt, but ultimately they are beautiful. Hang in there. Those shoes you never would’ve worn three years ago? -more-

  • The Mind is Not Loyal to You

    25 May 2018 “Don’t be so loyal to your mind: the mind is not loyal to you.” (Bert McCoy) Dearly Twenty- Something, Stop and smell the roses. Take time to breathe and acknowledge the beauty that each moment provides for you. Sure, there may be something that seems better, or the grass may be greener -more-

  • 4 May 2018 ”When we try to control our own live, timelines, and circumstances, it creates tension and anxiety in our hearts. Control of these things is simply an illusion. Controlling all the circumstances of our lives is and always will be entirely impossible.” – Emily Wilson, Go Bravely Dear Twenty- Something, How often do -more-