Struggle

Discouragement and Moving Forward

I have this obsession with dictionary definitions. As a society we throw around words when we don’t entirely know what they mean. There is power in those words to harm or to help others. So I want to start our with the definition of discouragement. Discouragement is defined as a loss of confidence or enthusiasm,…

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Do You Want to Be More Resilient?

What is resilience? Lately, I’ve been really interested in the word, ‘resilience’ and the question of, ‘How do we help people, and specifically former racers and short-term missionaries develop resilience? And before I get ahead of myself…resilience is simply the ability to be adaptable and to bounce back after experiencing adversity. At the time, we…

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