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Of Political Conventions, Family and Story

As I write, the Republican Convention is history and the Democratic Convention is ready to begin.  They are extravaganzas with a bevy of speakers each trying to outdo the other. But in truth, the success of every convention is based upon one simple fact: They will succeed only if they can connect  »  Read More

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9 Tips for Living Simply

Do you know anyone who says they are not busy?  Even the retirees I know all tell me they are busy.  What’s led to this sense of madness, this overwhelming sense of noise, and how do we calm it down? Here are 9 tips for bringing some simplicity back into your life Purge your stuff. Go through  »  Read More

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The Terrible Sickness of Ownership

In this day and age, we talk little of ownership.  It is presumed.  In fact, from the earliest age, we proclaim, “mine!”  And that possessive nature never really seems to let go unless we have some tragedy or crisis that exposes our illness. A.W. Tozer in The Pursuit of God says it this  »  Read More

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