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The Uplift Education con

I wasn’t going to say anything. It is an embarrassing and frustrating tale, and frankly I just wanted to let things go and move on. Then, I read this review on and it absolutely broke my heart. I knew I couldn’t keep silent any longer.

Public Shame #3: When the music died

“If you liked working for Royal Caribbean so much, why aren’t you still doing it?” you might ask. It is true. Working for Royal Caribbean was like a dream come true. I even wrote a blog post about it last year titled, “Why the last six months were the best six months of my life.” Travel more »

Public Shame #2: Not quite human

What I am about to tell you is something that, if you know me very well, you probably already suspect, and if you don’t know me very well is going to come as a big “ah-ha” moment to you. It is an important bridge between my What happened to that kid? post earlier and the more »

Public Shame #1: What happened to that kid?

So, I’m about to embark on a new writing experiment called “Public Shame.” In this exercise, I will publish a series of blog posts talking about my most humiliating failures and disappointments. I recently heard someone say that publicly airing your mistakes and failures can help you move forward from them rather than let them more »

Stop asking God what to do

I don’t often write advice, especially spiritual advice. I am not what you would call an adamant, proclaim it to the world, tell you how to live Christian sort of person. However, I recently read a somewhat humorous blog post in which an acquaintance divulges his struggle over figuring out where God wants his family to live. This caused more »

Why the last six months were the best six months of my life

I can't help it. I am extremely happy right now. Actually, I can help it. In fact, I worked really hard to be where I am today. Over the last six months, my life has taken a dramatic turn in a positive direction. I was recently hired to work for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines on more »

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