The Trees That Made Us
Louis Holstein
2020 will be embedded forever in the minds and hearts of generations to come. This year has been unprecedented (to say the least) and not only in the U…
Louis Holstein
It’s been a terrible year for film. It’s not the film industry’s fault, mind you, but pandemics tend to disrupt things. In an unprecedented move (but w…
Louis Holstein
When you are tired, learn to breathe. Allow the inhale and exhale of your breath to form a rhythm, a tempo of solitude. When you are tired, reach out f…
Louis Holstein
Building community takes time, intentionality, consistency and plenty of effort. A community thrives when the people in it feel seen, heard, and valued…
Louis Holstein
It always proves fascinating to me how desperately we long for simplicity. I don’t know if this has always been a character trait of humanity or if it …
Louis Holstein
I believe time is the greatest currency we have. For that reason, when I want to give a particularly high regard to a piece of theatre or film, a book …
Louis Holstein
“He who can give to his city any blessing, he who can be a good citizen while he lives here, he who can make better homes, he who can be a blessing whe…
Louis Holstein
“In our sleep, pain that cannot forget Falls drop by drop up on the heart And in our own despair, against our will, Comes wisdom through the awful grac…
Louis Holstein
“Help me to realize that the victories of heaven are the defeats of the human soul. And that my strength is not found in how courageously I struggle bu…
Louis Holstein
“None of us know what will happen. Don’t spend time worrying about it. Make the most beautiful thing you can. Try to do that everyday. That’s it.” - La…
Louis Holstein
I Feel like a Fraud (And Other Insecurities We Probably Share) I’ll never forget sitting in a chapel service my Junior year of college when the Campus …
Louis Holstein