A Picture of Contentment

A Picture of Contentment

Some photos are truly a picture of contentment. This is one of them. Do you have a favorite photo that communicates contentment and tranquility? I snapped this photo of my dad and my college buddy, Angie, in June 2005. The three of us were out poking around on Dad’s...
Live Like You Are Dying

Live Like You Are Dying

The phone call. The knock on the door. The social media post. Some unexpected bad news just never arrives gracefully. In an instant you learn that a loved one is terribly ill, injured, or already dead. The reminder: live like you are dying. One second you are zipping...
Live Like You Are Dying

Live Like You Are Dying

The phone call. The knock on the door. The social media post. Some unexpected bad news just never arrives gracefully. In an instant we learn that a loved one is terribly ill, injured, or already dead. We are reminded to live like we are dying. One second we are...
7 Principles of Bending, #7

7 Principles of Bending, #7

7. Joy will emerge in the struggle. Joy in loss, in pain, in suffering? Really? I’ve seen joy nudge its way through many a solemn event. School shootings. Nuclear explosions. Car fatalities. Natural disasters. I’ve interviewed hundreds of hurting people around the...