The Year We Make Contact

When I was twelve years old a movie came out called, “2010: the year we make contact” and I keep finding myself thinking about that title as we approach a New Year. The year we make contact. I like that! And I want it to be the theme of my life in this New Year. […]

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Curing Eeyore

Eeyore, the old grey Donkey, stood by the side of the stream, and looked at himself in the water. “Pathetic,” he said. “That’s what it is. Pathetic.” He turned and walked slowly down the stream for twenty yards, splashed across it, and walked slowly back on the other side. Then he looked at himself in […]

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Nice versus necessary

It would be nice to have a better year than last year. I would really like to be happier, healthier, and more financially fit. It would be awesome to have more family time and to enjoy my life more than I did in 2012. It would be really nice to please God and reach all […]

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Mid-season trades

Well, it’s that time of year again—the time when the NBA shuffles its talent pool through some mid-season trades. Even though it’s a little weird to watch players get traded away to other franchises like human poker cards, the trades usually don’t bother me unless they involve one of my favorite players (I still don’t […]

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Heart re-calibrations

When I was a sophomore in college I tried talking my way out of a speeding ticket. It was one of those sneaky tickets where the officer didn’t actually catch my speed on radar, but instead “paced” me from his car in front of me. When I showed up for my court date I asked […]

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