Seeking to Lead a Purpose-Driven Life

I am only one, but I am one. I cannot do everything, but I can do something. And because I cannot do everything, I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
— Edward Everett Hale

As an educator, I value and emphasize the importance of intentionality: being intentional in the process of one’s learning, in the exploration of one’s understanding, in the development of one’s perspective, and in the pursuit of one’s purpose in life. I strive to live with intentionality in all aspects of my life and seek to intentionally engage a diversity of learning, understandings, perspectives. Leading a purpose-driven life allows me to experience a fuller awareness of my strengths, my limitations, my passions, and my calling. For me, this awareness causes a curiosity to arise that inspires me to continue to enthusiastically learn every day, bold live with intentionality, carefully reflect on who I am, and compassionately seek a deeper relationship with family, friends, colleagues, and others beyond my community. Leading a purpose-driven life empowers me to create a life that connects with others, makes an impact, and leaves a legacy.