Category Archives: Personal Journey

The First Day of the New Journey

My last day at the warehouse yesterday went well. It was not too exhausting. People were supportive of my plan to improve myself, and they said I would be missed. One of the managers said I had served them well … Continue reading

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A New Chapter Begins

Today was my last day working at the warehouse. That means I am now unemployed. As this day has drawn closer, I have felt uneasy. I am taking a risk, a leap of faith, but I believe I am making … Continue reading

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Running Against the Wind

Back in September I said I would post on some coming changes in my life. Here it is. On the way home from work a few months ago I listened to “Against the Wind” by Bob Seger. It is a … Continue reading

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Changes Coming

I am back again. Wow. I did not intend to be gone for this long. I struggle to find the correct words to describe the last several weeks, partially because I will need to explain some of the vital details … Continue reading

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Time for Rest and Contemplation in Iona

Someday I want to visit Iona. It is a tiny island (3 miles long and 1.5 miles wide) in the Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland. I want to visit for a few reasons. In 2001 when I was … Continue reading

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Looking Back – Aftermath of a Hurricane

In the fall of 1996 I was living in Wake Forest, NC while in school, and I was working as a stocker and janitor at a gas station in Raleigh. When Hurricane Fran hit the NC coast, it came far … Continue reading

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Now Entering 2018

Today had been a lazy day. I had the day off because the warehouse was closed, and so I slept in this morning. I spent some time relaxing during and after breakfast, and then I edited some blog posts. I … Continue reading

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First Christmas Tree

This year I finally have a Christmas tree. When I was a child, my family always had a Christmas tree. For many years we used an artificial tree. When I was (I think) in middle school we began buying our … Continue reading

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I Am Not Sure What He is Doing, but I Have not Given Up

The last several years have been a challenge. I will not go into great detail about the struggles because I want to focus on my response, but a ┬ábrief summary is necessary. When I was sixteen I had no idea … Continue reading

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