Houston, We Have A Problem

Part One

Everybody has a personal hell. You know… that thing or place that drives them crazy, that person or group of people that makes them go mad—we all have it. For some, it’s going to the dentist or talking politics with the uninformed. Maybe it’s family reunions or being stuck in traffic that for others can cause deep misery beyond thinkable limits. Some are able to handle their personal hell with perhaps more grace than others, and some people seemingly can't cope at all.

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Reflection

So much happens in the course of a year. So much changes, so much grows. Much is molded, much falls off. It's beautiful and it's messy and sometimes you don't want to look, or you can't help but look back. It's an important part of life; that of reflection. Reflection helps us recognize changes that occurred and changes that need to still take place. It allows us to make the humbling statement: "Look what the Lord has done!" 

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I Went Home to Mexico City for my Five Year High School Reunion, and This is What Happened.

If you live in the United States, I know what you’re probably thinking: “5 year high school reunion? That’s a thing?” Well, let me tell you…yes. Yes it is.

This past labor day weekend, I traveled to my hometown of Mexico City, Mexico. Five years after our graduation from the American School Foundation, several of my high school classmates and I gathered to celebrate.

But before I get too ahead of myself, I need to share some back-story.

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