This journey we’re on
Looking at the many intersections in life and questions we face along the way.
Life, faith, stuff
LIFE. Each of our lives is a hero’s journey. We may not feel like it a lot of the time. Sometimes we forget what the quest is about. But we’re here, on Earth, on this journey.
FAITH. We are born with a hole — something missing. Then we spend much of our lives trying to fill that hole. Faith is essential in that process. Faith is the stepping out of where I know I am to place confidence in something I haven’t seen or tested yet. If we didn’t have faith, we’d never take risks.
STUFF. On life’s journey, we carry around stuff. Some of it is helpful, some of it holds us back. Some of it we hang on to because we don’t know how to put it aside.
THE INTERSECTIONS OF LIFE. The forks in the road where things get interesting and choices are made. Mostly small choices. Seemingly inconsequential. Until we one day realize that together all those little choices formed the fabric and pattern of our lives. Then we see that they made all the difference. It is here we see what we are made of or yet capable of becoming.
All that snow…
Winter x 3. I’ve lived through winters in Sweden and Iowa. With cold and lots of snow. But it’s in Arkansas we’ve just emerged from 10 days of being stuck in snow. Even so, I love winter. And snow.
Between 2 countries, finding a place to belong
What could a story about a woman moving from Ireland to Brooklyn in the 1950s have in common with me moving from Sweden to Iowa in the 1970s? Actually quite a bit more than I thought just from watching the movie trailer.
Shaping the story of your 2021
New Year. Resolutions made and then broken. We set goals and hope. Here’s a roadmap to shape your story in the next 12 months. With the end solidly in mind.
From the Statue of Liberty to London’s Wembley, via Seattle
Man and woman meet, connect, fall in love. One small hitch — they’re both engaged to others. Star-crossed lovers? Or is there a way to be together after all? We have a story!
The dream job
I landed my dream job as a video and film producer with a growing production company, located in a medieval castle, complete with a moat. Perfect, right?
So why did I leave after just a few months?
I moved to a new country
The first time I arrived in Iowa City, Iowa, where I was moving from Sweden, I almost turned and ran. It was 2 am. I was fresh off a Greyhound bus. Right in front of me was a huge sign “Road Closed” and torn down buildings…
Remembering the train to Monaco
At Copenhagen Central Station trains left for exotic places like Paris, Moscow, Rome. I’d board a night train and tomorrow morning wake up somewhere in Germany. That was adventure. Worth remembering.