Blog posts and short stories
Each of my writings are inspired from my experiences at home, at work and through the lives of others who have shaped my life.
- The 3 reasons for having a word of the yearLike most people I see the new year as an opportunity to recharge and set new goals and milestones. But sometimes the pressure to achieve something new can be overwhelming. This is why I try to focus on a word of the year. Just one word but with a much broader meaning. It can beContinue reading “The 3 reasons for having a word of the year”
- The gift of peaceIn my current journey to understand intentionality one thing has become clear: things are not always as they seem. Maybe that sounds cliche but I have become much more aware of this reality as my recent counseling sessions dig deep into my motives. Finding meaning in past experiences has helped me recognize this throughline thatContinue reading “The gift of peace”
- Rediscovering my valueLiving with intentionality can be powerful. But sometimes that power can break your spirit as you lose track of why you gained so much focus in the first place. My recent journey in understanding the impacts of a life lived with intentionality led me to an uncomfortable place. A place where I didn’t have allContinue reading “Rediscovering my value”
These are the categories I write about…
Thoughts around marriage and parenting.
Writings about work and career.
Experiences of living in community.
Observations about the power of leadership, and how I’m learning along the way.
Writings about my life journey, and how my faith has made it into an adventure.
Short stories that reflect moments of nostalgia in my life.
My goal for this site and the messages I share is to call out the opportunity to take action and make a difference.
I hope you find encouragement with each post.
Hi, my name is David (pronounced Daveed) and I’m a half-Portuguese, half-American guy living a life intertwined between the personal and the professional. I’m basically vulnerable about the good, the bad and the ugly as I share about the role of a husband, father and professional. I’m a communicator at heart and enjoy each opportunity to learn and share from my own experiences.