We Are People, Not Issues

I’ve been rattling this idea around in my head for a while, and the events of this week have sort of brought it to the forefront. It seems like a common sense thing to me, but maybe my common sense is defective. Anyway, here it goes: I am a person, not an issue. And so… Continue reading We Are People, Not Issues

The Second-Hand Truth of the Gospel of Whomever

I had lunch with friend on Friday, and he said something that really stuck with me. Josh is a writer himself, so it’s no surprise he’s good with a turn of the phrase, but this one little gem has kept me spinning since we talked. “Too many Christians,” he said, “live on second-hand truth.” I… Continue reading The Second-Hand Truth of the Gospel of Whomever

Take Aways

This week I participated in Seth Godin’s #YourTurnChallenge. My goal was to blog everyday (Mon-Sun) here on my site as well as on the challenge’s official Tumblr blog. This is my Day 7 (and final) submission. The writing prompt for today is: What are you taking away from this challenge? I’ve been blogging for over 7… Continue reading Take Aways

Forget the Math

Sometimes, we get too focused on the math. Sports is the king of this – sabermetrics, fantasy games, even broadcasters are obsessed with finding that next nugget, that next formula that will somehow quantify the qualitative nature of athletics. Business is just as guilty – how much did we produce, how much did we sell,… Continue reading Forget the Math

A Whole New World

So we went on vacation last week with the kids. Took our first for-real family vacation to Saint Simons Island. Rented a little house. Kicked it on the beach. Enjoyed walking around the Village at Saint Simons Pier, getting lemonade at Zuzu’s, and just taking a break from everything that’s been going on in my… Continue reading A Whole New World