For When You’re Ready to Quit

The hot waffle iron sizzled as my sister drizzled batter over each crevice and shut the lid. A few minutes later she had four steaming waffles stacked on a plate, with maple syrup and whipped cream on the side, ready to serve to her hungry kids. My mouth watered as I stared longingly at this…

Becoming Something Better Than “Great”

Not too long ago I saw a movie trailer for a remake of an old classic. A friend who watched the same trailer said it looked to her like the new film was nearly a carbon copy of the original, which she was “totally okay with.” I agreed with my her and waited with eager anticipation for the movie’s release. Later, I realized how accurate my friend’s statement truly was—not just about that movie, but about life.