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Reckless Abandon

“Here I am, where I am supposed to be” – Isak Dinesen (Karen Blixen) ‘Out of Africa.’

The continent turns a person into an action junkie. Adventure becomes like a drug. You may go through withdraw but you’re never fully yourself again until you’re back on the rugged, unknown path of freedom.  I don’t know anyone who lives this out quite as well as my friend Rebecca. She lives a life certain of uncertainty with no reservations about serving God and other people in whatever capacity, wherever she’s needed, with no restrictions. When Rebecca heard her Lord say “Follow me” she left everything and went, with reckless abandon. She surrendered and didn’t look back, even when the doubts and struggles and questions came. And in that surrender she found the utmost freedom, something one only gets to bask in for a little while when they’re in Africa. Continue reading “Reckless Abandon” »

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The artists path is never one that is straight.  The scattered route is filled with endlessly changing horizons, fascinating adventures and an array of diversity.  They will experience more, do more, see more and be a part of more than the multitude that simply work to have a secure job, to have income but no passion, security but no risk, duty but no fulfillment, feeling like a caged animal or completely apathetically content with the only purpose in living to do that job they most likely don’t like and earn money to entertain themselves. Continue reading “circulative” »