Archive for April 2020
Who are you?
Where do you find your identity? Is it your job? Is it your role as husband, wife or parent? Is your primary identity a student? Do you find your true identity in your ethnic or cultural background? How about your sexual orientation? Maybe it’s your skills as an athlete or a craftsman. As our kids…Read More
Has anyone ever accused you of having a “soft spot”? I’m not referring to a baby’s soft spot. That’s the vulnerable area on top of their head where the skull hasn’t yet grown together. Here’s a definition of what I mean: “A soft spot is a strong feeling of sensitivity and sympathy for something or someone.” Maybe for…Read More
I’m old enough to remember what happened on November 22, 1963. President John F. Kennedy was assassinated. I was in grade school, but I remember the fear and uncertainty I felt. All my classmates felt it as well. I also remember September 11, 2001. Four coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States. This time as…Read More
When fear gets the best of you.
For the most part of our lives, we feel that we’re the only one who feels the way we do. For example, maybe you’re going through a health challenge or financial hardship and every cell in our body is declaring, “Woe is me. Nobody has it as bad as me. I’m sicker, I’m worse off,…Read More