Have you ever waited to be noticed for weeks, months, maybe even years, only it never happened? Maybe it was a promotion at work. Or maybe it was for the cute barista at the coffee shop to finally make eye contact. Or to be invited into a group you'd watched from the outside. Maybe it was a life ... Read more about Waiting For Permission
I just finished a compelling conversation about faith, spirituality, and what to do when one's discoveries lead us away from the pack. I was taught at one church that people who hang out on the fringe are like wandering sheep, ready to be picked off by the wolves. This safety in the herd mentality ... Read more about It’s Better To Have A Clear Conscience On An Island Than Hide From Your Doubts In A Crowd
Sometimes we face opportunities that don't feel like a perfect match. Maybe they require us to be more extroverted than we naturally are. Or they focus on subjects in which we lack expertise. And sometimes they're just not that interesting. Sometimes the right choice is to say no to the wrong ... Read more about Should I Launch A Business Even If It’s Not A Perfect Fit For Me?
I really, really... keep... trying to publish something... ANYTHING... each day. It's like being restrained by an invisible muzzle. What did I do to deserve this? I think God's answer would be something like, "I called you to be a spokesperson, and you keep getting in My way." Now, keep in ... Read more about Either God is Muzzling Me or I Have a “Communication Problem”
Have you ever heard someone say, "Don't bring me problems. Bring me solutions"? It's always easier to critique old traditions than to establish better and new traditions. That should be our ultimate goal. But let's not err on the side of dismissing critique simply because the critic has no ... Read more about We’ve Been Too Hasty To Dismiss Critique