Personal, spiritual recession?

growth mindset
Clear, concise, compelling: Don’t praise outcomes, praise effort.


growth mindset
Also clear, concise, compelling: Effort drives success more than talent.


Personal, spiritual recession?

This is when you reflect back on your past year and you realize (and have really known all along) you haven’t grown spiritually as a person.

Dear Chapin, thank you for your initiative a few minutes ago.

To be honest, i wondered if you’d exercise any initiative or if i’d be the one.

Your initiative was the highlight of the day for me.

A goodbye hug never gets old.

Cheryl and i leave in two hours for my 40th High School reunion.

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Neglect has an insidious way of crushing us

Tree growing through a fence
Yesterday morning during a walk through the city.


Tree growing through a fence
How this caught my eye is a mystery.


Louisville t-shirt
Louisville Visitor’s Center


Neglect has an insidious way of crushing us.

And it started a long time ago with being really busy.




On April Fool’s Day 2009, jeff noel began writing five daily, differently-themed blogs (on five different sites). It was to be a 100-day self-imposed “writer’s bootcamp”, in preparation for writing his first book. He hasn’t missed a single day since.


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