Tag: motivation


The Day I Almost Gave Up

I remember thinking, “This is it. This is the day I gave up. The day I stop trying forever.” It was like an out-of-body experience, or some weird flash forward, to a day when I’m old and gray, angry and disappointed with the fate to which I’d resigned myself. There I was, wrinkled and beaten, …


Purpose, Fiery, Frozen

I envy people who have a purpose that so consumes them that they are willing to burn their worlds down to achieve it. I’m a little afraid of them as well, to be honest. I feel, inside of me, a burning angst to get out and fulfill my dreams, but somehow, somewhere between the fire …