A life history in six words

A life history in six words

You might have heard about the six word memoir meme going around – NPR did it, and Salon is seeking reader contributions. I felt inspired to write a handful this morning.

He wanted to lead, challenge, serve
Good at many things, never best
Hated running; loved the human race
From pastor’s family, a listening layman
Tried this exercise, needed seventh word

Take a stab at a few of your own in the comments. They’re surprisingly fun.