Thoughts On Life


Favorite Quotes

“You Can Say What Is or Fight For It”

People love to complain. People don't love to fix the things they complain about. Sometimes in life, you can't fix it. But most of the time, you can. You have a choice - just say what's wrong, or try to... Continue Reading →


“In all my years I’ve never seen someone with the name tag ‘society’ “

I was at a leadership camp last winter break, and we were talking about cheating. More specifically, we were talking about what caused cheating. The talker, Civil Air Patrol's Major Dana Moss, brought up three things that could be responsible:... Continue Reading →

“You Can Learn To Fly On The Way Down”

Fear is complicated. On the one hand, fear is good. Fear is what makes drivers follow the rules of the road. Fear is what pays the check of the thousands of workers in the horror movie industry. Fear tells us... Continue Reading →

The Best Piece of Advice a Teacher Ever Gave Me

"The only reason to pursue a career in music is because you can't see yourself doing anything else" - my composition teacher (paraphrased). The fact is that (unless I get really lucky and become a best-seller author) I can't see... Continue Reading →

“And the call isn’t out there at all; it’s inside me” – Moana

It's one thing to do something because someone pointed a finger at you and said "do this". It's another thing to do something because you want to do it; because it's something that you need to do to get where you're... Continue Reading →

“So tell me what a picture’s worth if we can’t say a single word?” – Britt Nicole

We've all heard the saying "A picture is worth a thousand words". But why? As a writer, I know it can take lots of words to describe just one picture, but most famous quotes aren't that literal. A picture can... Continue Reading →

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