Monthly Archives: January 2014

manufacture your own meaning

“The problem, often not discovered until late in life, is that when you look for things in life like love, meaning, motivation, it implies they are sitting behind a tree or under a rock. The most successful people in life recognize, that in life they create their own love, they manufacture their own meaning, they […]

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“What is the use of a house if you haven’t got a tolerable planet to put it on?” Henry David Thoreau

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adventure is a path

“Adventure is a path. Real adventure – self-determined, self-motivated, often risky – forces you to have firsthand encounters with the world. The world the way it is, not the way you imagine it … In this way you will be compelled to grapple with the limitless kindness and bottomless cruelty of humankind – and perhaps […]

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no failure in fear

“Everyday I wake up feeling a little scared of the big goals I have set out for myself this year… I tell myself I am not afraid, I tell myself I was born to do this. But then, it causes me to wonder why I feel so scared. And then it hits me – its […]

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choosing goodbye

(Scrawled on a notebook in the Istanbul airport during my five country, two day journey home to Uganda) I’m sitting on the cold stone floor of the Istanbul airport, waiting – much like I’ve been doing for the better part of 36 hours. Airports, security checks, passport control, bewildered looks from customs officers at my […]

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logging off while overseas

logging off while overseas an article for verge magazine

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