Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?

“Where do you see yourself in five years?” I literally had someone laugh at me when I asked them this question recently. I didn’t realize how stereotypically “interviewy” it was. Apparently, it’s a rather gauche thing to ask. So…where do you see yourself in five years? Because, socially acceptable or not, I believe it isContinue reading “Where Do You See Yourself in Five Years?”

THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS AND THE FALL OF MAN

            Imagine a door. Shut, it is an effective barrier to entry; open, it is an invitation to enter. What enables the same piece of wood, metal, or plastic to function in such opposite ways? It is the hinge on which the door swings. The door’s make-up is unchanged; its state, barrier or entry, is whollyContinue reading “THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS AND THE FALL OF MAN”

This Christmas, Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle

It’s that time of year again: advertising season. I have always interpreted the 30 or so days beginning with Thanksgiving and culminating in Christmas as “the holidays.” But a disturbing trend has been evident in recent history: beginning around October 1stand carrying over into the New Year, retailers have bombarded America with advertisements, sales, and window displays.Continue reading “This Christmas, Reduce, Reuse, & Recycle”

It’s All About Him: How Every Book Of The Bible Points Us To Jesus

One of my favorite Bible verses is Luke 24:27 “And beginning with Moses and all the Prophets, he interpreted to them in all the Scriptures the things concerning himself.” (ESV) I love it because it reminds me that the reason for the Bible, all of it, is to point people to Jesus. It’s very easy to getContinue reading “It’s All About Him: How Every Book Of The Bible Points Us To Jesus”

Even The Dog Knows: Five Ways To Beat Your Phone Addiction

Was it this one? Or this one? Or this one? What about this one? Maybe this one? Or it might have been this one? I don’t know which article first made me aware of my phone addiction, but I’ll tell you what really brought it home: my kids. It wasn’t that they had to keepContinue reading “Even The Dog Knows: Five Ways To Beat Your Phone Addiction”

Three Questions That Will Change Your Life

The title looks like clickbait, but it’s not. Seriously. These three questions will change your life (if you let them): What is the most important time? Who is the most important person? What is the most important thing to do? Those questions, and how you answer them, will go a significant way towards determining theContinue reading “Three Questions That Will Change Your Life”

Two Paths To Success (And Why Accountability Makes All The Difference)

I want to tell you about the two paths to success. But, first, let me make a wild guess: you made one or more New Year’s resolutions. You may have made them intentionally, writing them down, framing them, and hanging them where you’d see them every day. Perhaps you’re not that serious. You just cobbledContinue reading “Two Paths To Success (And Why Accountability Makes All The Difference)”