Being a parent is hard. Being a leader of people is also hard. In both of these roles, one is repeatedly tasked with correction, discipline, redirection, counseling, encouraging and nurturing - sometimes to those who are stubborn and not listening. This is tiring, and requires a soft . . .
Archives for April 2013
Relationships are messy. Relationships are also glorious. The single-most element that distinguishes our experience of relationship is LIGHT. And I am not talking about that which comes from the sun or a bulb. "Jesus spoke to the people once more and said, “I am the light of the world. If you . . .
Humanity is in great need of a certain phrase to die a swift, complete death. "I'm Fine." I've said this. You've said this. We've all said this. But it is time to stop. Where did this de facto response to "How are you?" originate? I looked up the definition to the word "fine" in . . .
A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of fighting through the madness of having my 5-year-old daughter's birthday party at Chuck E Cheese. The madness wasn't due to my daughter, or even Mr. Cheese himself, but the nine-thousand other kids having their party there too at the same time! My . . .
Tonight, like most of you, I was mesmerized by the live coverage of "Suspect 2" in the Boston Marathon Bombings being apprehended by authorities. Since the unthinkable atrocity of the bombings on Monday, our nation, and my home, have been places where we've felt a little more on . . .