The tragedies that fell on our nation these recent days are horrifying, terrifying and cruel; there are no words that can justly describe the terror and the evil that have been perpetrated on this now-hallowed soil. We have seen the black depths the human heart can fall to; we have witnessed the fell deeds of tortured, abused, […]Read more "Tragedy, Response"
Today is an historic day; Felix Baumgartner, an Austrian BASE Jumping legend, has become the first man to successfully parachute from over 120,000 feet. It’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of the moment — it certainly is an exciting moment — but there is more to this jump than world records. This […]Read more "Our Final Frontier"
I used to be one of them. I used to be a fanatic. I was a banner-waving, card-carrying college student that wanted to change the world. The world was my battleground, my Bastogne, and I was besieged on all sides by the enemy. I believed I was doing good work; I was doing God’s work […]Read more "Into The Fray"
Ah, the interwebz. What an odd little interconnected world you are. I was browsing my Twitter feed when I saw a tweet by Adam of OwlCity linking to his blog (http://owlcityblog.com if you’re interested) and an article he posted called “10 Myths About Introverts” by a guy named Carl King (who in turn got the […]Read more "10 Myths About Introverts"
— If your children aren’t doing what you’re telling them, maybe it’s not that their not listening. Maybe they’re hearing exactly what you are (or are not) saying. — Parents should be supporters, friends and confidants; parents should never be masters and dictators of their children. — A child’s mind is a delicate thing. Always […]Read more "Thoughts on Parenting"