Uncertainty Is Part Of The Game


I don’t know about you, but I struggle a bit with decision making. Oftentimes, I search for affirmation and guidance whilst navigating the changing waters of life. And the bigger the decision, the more desperately I seek out help and support.

This has plagued me for most of my life and I find myself wondering if I’m truly making the right decision. Because, frankly, sometimes there are multiple right decisions. I’m learning that perhaps it’s not about making the “right” decision, but leaning into the one we feel led to. And sometimes that means embracing uncertainty.

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The Most Important Part Of Our Marriage


Mayonnaise fries in Amsterdam. Why not?

There are a lot of things in my life that are quite good and wonderful and truth be told, I am a pretty happy person for the most part. But there’s one aspect of my life that brings me an unparalleled amount of joy and life. For the past eight years, I’ve been married to my best friend, and we are having a blast sharing in life together.

There are a number of things about our relationship that I cherish and love, but there is one aspect in particular, I believe, that keeps us grounded and growing together. This monumental and irreplaceable aspect for us is the importance of shared experiences.

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Risk Management


I’ve realized something about myself somewhat recently. I am quite adept at risk management. In fact, I think I’m kind of an expert at it, really. Over the years, I’ve become highly skilled and well-trained in the art of eliminating doubt, confusion, and the unknown from my life.

Risk management is the ability to balance, plan for, and avoid any complications with a well-ordered life. In other words, risk management is avoiding uncertainty. It’s fighting against the forces that might try to tear one away from a neat and tidy, safe life.

Turns out, I’m also quite good at worrying to the point that I cross all the proverbial t’s and dot the necessary i’s so I don’t really have to worry at all. The problem with living this way, though, is it’s easy to replace true faith with my plans. I know I do this all the time.

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