Plane Malfunctions :: Thoughts On Our Delusions Of Self-Importance

On Saturday, I'm headed out with a team from my church to assist in running a camp for kids in a pretty remote part of Alaska...well, what part of Alaska isn't pretty remote. Anyway, it should be a blast. I was just thinking that this will be my first plane flight without the kids in … Continue reading Plane Malfunctions :: Thoughts On Our Delusions Of Self-Importance

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Wakeboarding My Way Into Your Heart :: Thoughts On Image Management

The boat rocks gently back and forth as you slide into the cool water. You feel your feet securely fastened into the bindings on the fiberglass board as the tension on the rope builds. A rush of adrenaline surges through your veins as you lift out of the water and begin to cut across the … Continue reading Wakeboarding My Way Into Your Heart :: Thoughts On Image Management

Getting To Know Myself :: Confessions Of An Introvert

When I was a kid, people sometimes called me “shy.” I hated those people…. At least, I hated them for that moment. I’m sure they weren’t trying to be mean, but I feel that I can speak for all introverts when I say that “shy” is always an offensive and unwelcome adjective. It conjures up … Continue reading Getting To Know Myself :: Confessions Of An Introvert

“You Used To Be Awesome” and other depressing compliments Brett Favre will have to get used to…

Guys get so mad at athletes who stay in the game “too long.” I mean, we can harbor serious resentment for these dudes when they don’t retire at the "top of their game." As if, somehow, their career choice actually affects the quality of our lives. Brett is the most recent casualty of this, but … Continue reading “You Used To Be Awesome” and other depressing compliments Brett Favre will have to get used to…