When you think about your life, or when you are talking to someone, how does it sound? What sort of words do you use? How do you describe your current trajectory?
Is there hope in your words? Do you have hope in your mind?
Continue reading How Do You Tell Your Story?
I’ve been told that you’re not supposed to share goals, because people can be amazingly discouraging about your own personal goals. That being said, I will tell you that I have a weight loss goal for 2015, and that I’m halfway to my goal.
And I’ve plateaued. For like a month.
The anxiety is settling in. The doubt is rising. The “I can’t do this” and “I’m doomed to fail” thoughts are surfacing again.
Continue reading Climbing Mountains
We won’t. We will never truly know the full story.
Think of your favorite story. Did the protagonist know everything that was going on? Probably not. (And if they did, it wouldn’t have been under realistic terms.)
Job didn’t know the full story, and he was never told the full story either. (Not sure what I’m talking about? Click here for the full story.)
Sometimes we go through life and we find the answers to our questions. But sometimes we go through life and there remain questions unanswered. Some of them are casual questions, while others go much deeper. Why were they hurt? Why did I get sick? Why did they die?
Continue reading We Will Never Know The Full Story
Minor characters are always an interesting part of stories. According to learn.lexiconic.net, minor characters “serve to complement the major characters and help move the plot events forward.”
A story doesn’t focus on a minor character. Continue reading God Has No Minor Characters
That’s right. It’s never too late. While my post last week was to remind you to consider how your story is going and how your story will end, I also want to tell you that so long as you are still conscious, it’s never too late for your story.
It’s never too late to change your story.
It’s never too late to change your plot.
It’s never too late to change your character.
Whether you are eight or eighty, it is never too late. Stop listening to the lie. Continue reading It’s Never Too Late For Your Story