November 6, 2019
People who fix things are rare. Whether it's a broken machine or a broken company, it takes a combination of skills and qualities to fix it right.
November 5, 2019
Amidst all the intergenerational gnashing of teeth, maybe a little mutual gratitude would calm things down.
September 18, 2019
"My 'kairos moment' does not reconcile the brokenness of our Church…but it does affirm that our Church is bigger and stronger than its weakest, most horrific parts.&qu...
August 30, 2019
Excellence is virtuous. It's habituated, near-perfect effort, blended with the humility of knowing that perfection is always just out of reach.
August 15, 2019
"…Elegant writing that captures the minor revelations of everyday experiences."
July 26, 2019
A transcript of Two minutes in the mini-van on the way home from summer camp, in the company of three children.
June 28, 2019
It’s hard to give clear thought to what caused a fire when we’re in the midst of putting it out. But afterward, when the flames are extinguished and the smoky remains crumble under...
April 10, 2019
One of the most vital purposes of education is to develop both the ability and the will to exercise good judgment—not to inculcate the avoidance of judgment.
March 11, 2019
To love something or someone means to invest work in it, and because of that, the things we like least about ourselves and others probably need the most love.
February 5, 2019
It's important to let the first draft be the first draft. To acknowledge that it's going to be a mess—that it's supposed to be a mess.
December 24, 2018
Roll the dice and don't buy that extended warranty coverage, unless...
December 22, 2018
There are a lot of stories in the papers these days about well-intentioned programs designed to get boys to act less like boys and more like girls. These are misguided at best and...
December 13, 2018
Christmas music covers a lot of ground. But for me, there's one song that rises above the rest, both in beauty and meaning.
December 6, 2018
"...although we wouldn’t have labeled it at the time, we worked our way through some really powerful moral quandaries. And we did it together, making eye contact, talking in e...
We are both potential and kinetic energy. We have so much potential, but we're also alive, now. We're already living out our story, now.
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People who fix things are amazing
Intergenerational Fisticuffs? A Case for Mutual Gratitude, Instead.
Faith, Hope, and Love When Things Are Broken
Excellence vs. Perfection
Kirkus Review: Ten Stories
Two Minutes in the Van with Three Children
Ashes and Goodwill
Rock, Sand, and Cura Personalis
The Beautiful Humility of the Rough Draft
Pay Now For What Might Happen? Sometimes.
Toughness Is Not a Bad Thing
O Holy Night
Dungeons, Dragons, and Stranger Things
We Are Potential and Kinetic Energy
What does "due Monday" mean?
December 1, 2018
The Power of Stories
November 27, 2018
Wilderness Therapy: Sneak Peek #2
November 24, 2018
"Find a job you love, and…"
November 14, 2018
Wilderness Therapy: Chapter 1
November 12, 2018
Don't Fall Apart When Things Fall Apart
November 10, 2018
On Management & Leadership
November 8, 2018
The Importance of a Pilgrimage Mentality
October 17, 2018
Who We Are And What We Do
October 14, 2018
Tired Enough to Rest
October 13, 2018
October 8, 2018
Sons Teaching Fathers Teaching Sons
October 7, 2018
Vision vs. Plans
September 27, 2018
September 26, 2018
This Light's Always Red (Except When It's Not)
September 22, 2018
Heartbeats and Faith
September 21, 2018
Humility & Legal Pads
September 19, 2018
The Second Most Challenging Book I've Read: Twelve Rules for Life: An Antidote to Chaos, by Dr....
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Flashlights and Cameras
April 20, 2018
Mistaking Negativity for Expertise
April 15, 2018