I’ve worked for many in the decade plus that I’ve been running the *rat* race. I’ve learned what to do and mostly what not to do. I mentioned in a previous post that I can count on one hand the leaders that positively taught me what leadership is. Let’s clarify, too – I’m talking about […]
Author: Matthew Brandon
Everyone Wants to Talk Leadership – No One Knows How to Lead
Everyone wants to talk about leadership but no one knows what it means. Where are we failing?
I Don’t Need More of Myself…
I spend a decent amount of time frustrated with myself. I’d argue that 99% of it is justified, but there are others who would disagree.
1.03 – Why I Could Never be a Pastor
“You have no business being a pastor…”
Jarring. Malicious. True.
V I C E
Feel it in my bones
Dejection takes its hold
Creeping through the back door
Burning down my front porch
V O I C E S
Running in circles
Color me conflicted
Am I worthless?
Or just inflicted?
| Who We Used to Be |
Crush me, bury me Lay me in the depths It would take a miracle to find another breathe Finally you are free I’ll find you underneath You’ll never experience rejection’s cutting teeth Wake up, don’t go Please don’t leave me here You’re the only piece of me free of inner fear Taken, breaking Obsessed is […]
1.02 – Don’t Leave Me
Let’s be real: It wouldn’t be a difficult decision to make. Why would anyone put up with this much vitriol? I look back at pictures and see someone full of life. Now I don’t recognize you in the mirror.
1.01 – The Fear of a Child & a Grandfather’s Wallet
It heaved and shook underneath the pressure of the wind. It groaned with every passing of its weighted and timed cargo. A mass of steel, wood, and perpetual fear for a small boy…well, a small teenage boy, nonetheless. However, money talks but so does a grandfather’s love.
E L I Z A B E T H
Amidst the rush I feel below A tender touch calls out to me Hard to hear above the melting snow I feel a moment of peace The gorge of the raging water stared Down and into my soul Its empty anger left me bare The screams kept me hollow You came silently Like a deer […]