Some Learning is Uncomfortable

Life is, or should be, a struggle: Comfort should make us uncomfortable; contentment should make us discontented” –George Sheehan A few months back, Jenny and I had a conversation about how we are raising our kids. We were direct and honest about our strengths and...

Hope in Dark Times

When Catherine Ryan Hyde released her novel Pay it Forward, I suspect she had little idea just what kind of impact her book might have.  Her novel, as you no doubt know, is built around a simple idea, do a good deed for three people, and then ask those three to “pay...

The Undivided Life

To be nobody but yourself in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight; and never stop fighting.  E. E. Cummings Free at last, they took your life, They could not take...