Surfing the Waves of Grief

Surfing the Waves of Grief

Grief comes in waves. You might be familiar with the popular concept of the five stages of grief. They are… Denial Anger Bargaining Depression Acceptance And what do we do with anything expressed as “stages?” In our modern, western culture, we treat...
Walking Humbly While Waiting for Your Moment

Walking Humbly While Waiting for Your Moment

On the one hand, you can’t do anything you put your mind to. Some things aren’t possible just because you believe they are. That’s why superhero movies are so popular – we get to watch fictitious characters do all the impossible things we wish...
5 Attitudes That Simplify Complicated Relationships

5 Attitudes That Simplify Complicated Relationships

When someone is bold enough to change their Facebook relationship status to “It’s Complicated,” everyone else takes notice and starts speculating about what’s going on. The fact is, all of us in the human species know what it means to have complicated relationships....
What Should You Do? Vs. Who Should You Become?

What Should You Do? Vs. Who Should You Become?

You’ve probably heard that the only two constants in life are death and taxes, right? My wife once wisely corrected this in a pretty profound way and replied, “Actually, the only two constants in life are death and choices. You can always choose not to pay...
Five Words That Can Set You Free

Five Words That Can Set You Free

I want to give you five little words you can say that will set you free in ways you’ve never imagined. Ready? “But I could be wrong.” That’s it. It’s unbelievably difficult to learn those words, especially in a culture where being sure and certain is a...
10 Books That Have Reshaped My Faith

10 Books That Have Reshaped My Faith

When I was seventeen, I started growing in my Christian faith. I went back to church with my girlfriend (now wife) and I was welcomed by her very loving family and her very loving church. I visited a Christian bookstore at the mall for the first time in my life when...
You Can’t Multi-Task, But Can You Multi-Career?

You Can’t Multi-Task, But Can You Multi-Career?

There are two schools of thought when it comes to the idea of whether you should focus your life on one single purpose and pathway, or get involved in all of the various things that interest you. We’ve all heard the stories of the people who did amazing things by...
How to Avoid Hitting People When You Feel Angry

How to Avoid Hitting People When You Feel Angry

Should you slap people when they make you mad? No. Granted, it happens sometimes. Sometimes it even happens on a stage on live television with millions of people watching. But it’s definitely not an appropriate or acceptable (or legal) way to handle your emotions. And...

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