Hi. I’m Jule.

This is the place where I write about navigating the challenges of life—the difficult questions, the unwelcome losses, the gut-wrenching choices—the hard times.

I may not have all the answers but I’ve got a flashlight and I’m using this place to leave a brave and honest map.

Jule Kucera

Hi. I’m Jule.

This is the place where I write about navigating the challenges of life—the difficult questions, the unwelcome losses, the gut-wrenching choices—the hard times.

I may not have all the answers but I’ve got a flashlight and I’m using this place to leave a brave and honest map.

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(My answers are “Yes!”)

  • Are you curious?
  • Do you like to learn?
  • Have people told you that you’re strong?
  • Have you loved… and have you lost?
  • Do you believe in getting better?

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