Smaller

Smaller

“If you want to change the world, you’ve got to think smaller.” Yes, I know that’s terribly counter-intuitive, even counter-cultural. Our world says think bigger and better. Even the Church gets caught up in this thinking. Chicago architect, Daniel Burnham, has been...
Routines

Routines

Routines “The quality of life you experience is a direct result of your routines.” This time of year, people talk about resolutions. “This year, I’m gonna do this or that!” But according to US News and World Report, about 80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail,...
On Turning 54

On Turning 54

I’ve had a wonderful life already. If I died tomorrow, I would be eternally grateful for the time God gave me on earth. I’ve had more opportunities, more amazing experiences, and more incredible friends than I would have ever imagined. I re-choose my...
Redefining a Great Marriage

Redefining a Great Marriage

I’ve been married now for over 33 years. (Yes, I got married when I was twelve.) And I’ve learned a little bit about what makes a marriage great in that time. But it’s probably not what you think. It’s taken me a lot of years and a lot of mistakes along the way to...