Welcome, August! It’s exciting that you are here! Commonly known as the eight month of the calendar year, August has roots and a history tied to honor and dignity. Now, you might be thinking: it’s August, and I don’t feel so grand, but not to worry, the month has just started and it brings with it 31 days to allow you to explore the grandeur of your life. A lot of times we look around us and wonder what is so grand about our every day. While each day may not close while leaving you feeling like you just conquered the world, put an end to your fears and changed the course of history forever, each day still can bring a sense of satisfaction, accomplishment and grandness.
I found myself the other day at an alumni meeting that took place in the middle of one of those weeks. By one of “those”, I…
Passion, creativity, enthusiasm and the ability to thrive are both connected and constantly challenged. There’s bound to be something challenging an aspect of our lives in some way at any given moment and we must be willing to deal with the threats that come after our passion/creativity/enthusiasm and ability to thrive. To deal with these challenges we need to pose them a challenge of our own so that we can take a step forward.
Let us ask ourselves: how can I be planted deeper?”
Let me remember you this way,
in this single moment in time,
when the legends that were before us so bravely fought so that we could have a chance.
For all of history God has counted the stars and called them by name, the immense number of them. He’s always known how many of them there are in the sky, where they are located and just how bright they are. He’s known when they came to be, the difference that they make and every little detail about them. Just as God knows these details about each and every one of the 100 billion stars, He knows it about you. Just as God knows every star and calls it by its name, He’s called your name for all eternity.