Love Dare Day 34: April 23, 2020 What is Day 23 about: A toolbox is a collection of tools we use to fix or build things. But if we are going to the wrong toolbox then we won’t find the right tools. This chapter discusses the fact that we don’t have what it takes by ourselves to fix all the things that may go wrong in a relationship. What do I think about the material: This chapter is another one that is hard for me to swallow. In general, I am the type of person that likes to have ...

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Love Dare Day 29: April 18, 2020 Yesterday we had a bit of a sewer disaster that is challenging my patience, but I am working hard to stay motivated. What is Day 29 about: You will not accomplish anything in your life unless you are motivated to make it happen. Sometimes we don’t realize we are motivated because it comes so naturally, but something drives you. Hunger drives you to eat just like fatigue drives you to sleep. But what motivates us to love? This chapter explores the root of what motivates us to love imperfect human beings. What ...

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As a child, we would use real painted eggs during our Easter egg hunts and our parents would give us gifts based on how many eggs we found. I never put much thought as to the why, I simply enjoyed fighting my siblings to find the most eggs. Now as an adult, I realize how genius this idea was. The more incentive we had to find eggs and get our gifts, the less likely our parents would have to deal with rotten eggs in the yard weeks later. Everyone on this earth has a gift. It is our choice ...

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I just stood there, no plan. Eyes closed. Body still. Every bead hits my head with its own agenda then rolls down creating the only motion in the room.My motionlessness does not reflect the storm raging inside my head.“I screwed up.”“What was I thinking?”“I was too careless.”“Did we move too fast?”“What now?”“What am I going to do for money? How am I going to pay bills? What am I supposed to do now?”I stand there in the shower rehearsing the conversations and decisions that led me to this point. I know without a shadow of doubt, that my first ...

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