Author Archives: Summer Sorensen

About Summer Sorensen

My aim: to live out Jesus' greatest commands (Matthew 22:36-40) & have the most fun while doing it.

An Open Letter to Critics of #ThoughtsAndPrayers

Right after the tragic church shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas in early November, social media was flooded with the usual chorus of people posting “sending thoughts and prayers” to the victims and their families. This is an entirely normal reaction … Continue reading

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6 Qualities That Will Make You More Endearing to Others

We’ve all encountered people that rock our world for the better. When we meet such a person, we delight to be in their presence as much as possible. They inspire us to be better people ourselves by their example. While … Continue reading

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Embracing the Boring Life: A Short Chronicle of My Transition from (Mostly) Adventurer to (More of a) Homebody

It sometimes pains me to admit that my life is not as exciting as it was in the past. I look back fondly on my college years and my 20s when every weekend was full of adventure and a high … Continue reading

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You Can Be Passionate About Politics without Being a Jerk (And You Should – Here’s How)

I’m not sure about you, but in the months leading up to the last presidential election, and in the time since, I have been continually floored at how rude, tactless and malicious the state of political discussion in America has … Continue reading

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6 Tips to Make Cold Calling More Successful and Enjoyable

At the time of this writing, I am not sure which I naturally prefer: making cold calls or getting stabbed by my cat’s claws. The relative bliss of 20 simultaneous acute flesh wounds might top the list though. I’ll have … Continue reading

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How I Beat My Sugar Addiction: An Ongoing Victory Story

Ever since I was a small child, I’ve been a sweets enthusiast. Growing up, my mom would often refer to me as her “little sugar addict.” That was usually when I was either stuffing my mouth full of cookies or … Continue reading

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My Personal Commitments for 2017 & Beyond

This post is instead of publishing New Year’s Resolutions. I’m not talking about over-achieving early resolutions for 2018. I’m talking about for the year that is now three-quarters over. Try not to laugh at me. OK, fine, go ahead. As … Continue reading

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