Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

A Conversation with My Soul (via @_MichaelKelley) Do you spend more time letting your soul speak to you? Or do you preach the gospel to your soul? Good morning, soul. It’s another day that the Lord has made. — What’s that? Why am I talking …

Published: 4 years ago

Turning Jeers Into Cheers

By now you’ve no doubt read the story of Berhard Brandner, the Frontier Airlines pilot who dug into his own pockets and bought 35 pizzas for his passengers stranded on the tarmac. It was a selfless move designed to make a bad situation bearable, …

Published: 4 years ago

A Reissue of Connective Tissue

Big news, my friends: The day has come for a brand new look to the ol’ website. We’ve come a long way since post numero uno just a little over six years ago. And while the greenish tile and slightly stained toilet paper roll will always hold a …

Published: 4 years ago

Flashback Friday: Get to the Point

My kids’ school system could take a lesson in getting to the point.  On snow days or snow-delayed days, we receive an automated 5 AM phone call to let us know the status closings or delays.  This is an almost word for word recap …

Published: 4 years ago

Thursday Three For All

In other news, my WordPress dashboard tells me this is the 100th Thursday Three For All. That calls for a celebration. Or a realization that I’m really, really lazy and just like to curate other people’s stuff. (Let’s go with the first option. It …

Published: 4 years ago

How To Spot A First Time Guest

A few weeks ago, an alert reader alerted me to the fact that they’d never seen a post of this kind on the blog. Sadly, I was not alert enough to jot down the alert reader’s name, and even several seconds minutes worth of …

Published: 4 years ago

What’s Your Leaky Lid?

Let’s start by getting one thing straight: the above photo is a piece o’ stock photography I ripped off of the interweb. Anyone in their right mind knows that the first step in drinking a cup of Starbucks is to line it up: the …

Published: 4 years ago

Culture Shock: Watch Your Language

I’m currently kicking around Southeast Asia, spending some time with two of our teams who are engaging with locals. If you missed yesterday’s post you can catch up here.  Watch your language. Our mamas teach us that foundational principle from the time we learn to …

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