Three Acceptances

Three Acceptances

To accept the world as it is without losing hope; this is the great journey of adulthood and maturity. To accept people for who they are, not for who you wish them to be; this is the great task of love. To accept that though disappointment and pain are part of our lot...
Worship

Worship

Worship is not an event you attend once a week; it’s the lifestyle you practice every day. In reality, everyone, everywhere, at all times is worshipping someone or something, because worship is simply the act of demonstrating the value (or “worth”)...
Thoughts on working through a miscarriage

Thoughts on working through a miscarriage

It was a Tuesday night around 9pm. The doctor strode in to our room at the ER and announced to my wife and me, “I’m sorry, you’ve had a miscarriage.” Heather had already known; she had felt it in her body and her heart. I was holding on to hope, not wanting to...

Entitlement, gratitude, and marketing

Entitlement is the mortal enemy of gratitude. The more we feel we deserve something, the less likely we are to feel grateful when it comes. So, the great and tragic irony of modern marketing is this: the more advertisers tell us we deserve whatever product or service...