Posts by Dustin Jessee

Deeper Waters

Earlier this month, our family was able to spend a week at the beach. We had an incredible time together and it’s safe to say that we have three future “beach bums” on our hands. There’s just something about being at the beach that allows you to think more clearly and breathe a little easier…

IMPACT

How do you define greatness? The world defines greatness by popularity, possessions, and position. In other words, if you ever get to the point where you demand service from others, then you’ve officially arrived. Turn on the tv or the radio. Look around you at work and at school. There’s no denying that we live…

Dear 2017 Graduates

It’s hard to believe that another school year has come to an end and for most of the seniors, it’s a day that has been long overdue. You have been impatiently waiting for this day for over a decade now and here it is…finally! For many of you, graduation day signals the beginning of something…

Remove the Masks

As a counselor, I am sometimes unable to relate to the experiences that individuals are going through, but then there are times that I can relate to their circumstances as I have walked a mile or two in their shoes. Simply being able to relate to someone’s pain is powerful within itself and I’m convinced…

Becoming a 5 star Christian

For most of you, the month of February is associated with Valentines Day. But if you’re a college football junkie like me, you associate February with national signing day and hope and pray that your favorite team finishes in the top 10 in recruiting. Yes, I’m fully aware that I’m a nerd but I thoroughly…

Holiday Thoughts

If you’re like me, you’ve consumed more calories over the last week than you have in the last several weeks combined. You’ve eaten enough turkey to last you until Christmas and you’ve had your fill of pumpkin pie. Wait, who am I kidding? One can never get tired of pie! In all seriousness, I truly…