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 tried not to make this whiney, but I’m warning you ahead of time, it might sound like it:
In late-January of 2012, I began experiencing headaches and migraines far, far more frequently, until they just blended into one migraine with differing levels of intensity. And somewhere around December of 2012 to January of 2013, I was diagnosed with a transformed migraine, which is a chronic daily migraine. This means that I have a migraine of varying degrees of pain at every second of the day. My most common symptoms are pain in my head, light sensitivity, and weariness from dealing with the pain. When it gets particularly bad, however, I become nauseous and must sleep, just like for a regular migraine. Last I spoke with a neurologist, there was no cure. Only pain management.
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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
Do you believe me when I say you have a story? Your life is your story, and you are the protagonist.
But have you thought about how your story will end?
Continue reading How Will Your Story End?
You have a story. (Don’t believe me? Check out this post for my attempt at persuading you that you do.) Today, however, I want to go a step further, and say that you are the protagonist of your story.
Continue reading You Are The Protagonist Of Your Story