When I get into a busy season with my work, I often shut down everything else around me to focus more intensely on what I need to do. One of the first things to be sacrificed on those busy days are the various update emails that I receive. This pattern tends to emerge especially when […]
I have been thinking lately about fear. Specifically, I’ve been noticing the conversations we have in our culture about fears. Many people offer advice on how to “manage” fears. In reflecting on this advice, I found it helpful to draw a distinction between two different types of fears. Two Types of Fears Original Fear Original […]
It’s the modern-day F-bomb: FEAR. We tend to speak about fear like it’s a virus that needs to be eradicated from the planet. We deem it acceptable for discussion only if we are talking about how to eliminate it. Otherwise, we are supposed to pretend it doesn’t exist. I’ve noticed that our culture tends to […]
Many of us spend our lives trying to bridge the gap between who we are and who we want to be. Or, more accurately, who we think we want to be. We never stop to question whether what we are striving for is what we actually want, or if it is just who we think […]
I was given the choice of hope vs fear. The right answer seemed obvious at first, but my ultimate choice surprised me. Which would you choose?