It's one of the worst kept secrets in American culture. While we frown upon obesity and addiction, we often praise workaholics and treat them as the heroes of the 21st Century. Workaholism is a vice. It's an unhealthy imbalance. Yet how many Prime Time tv series focus on a doctor, lawyer, or ... Read more about How Do You Know if You’re Working to Live or Living to Work?
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”