He still cares

The last four or five months have been the hardest in our lives for many of us. One completely unsolvable crisis followed another. And the world reacted like never before, to both crises. It’s so easy to get anxious. And there are some very good reasons to be anxious that I won’t go into because […]

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The bike in the basement

I ride in secret these days. When I rode a bike to my last job, I kept it in my office during the day. It was safe there and protected from the elements. My new office has a bike rack in the underground garage. My bike is safe there and fully protected from the elements. […]

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Doing more with less

When I started my career in marketing communications, I did graphic design in the printed realm – brochures, posters and corporate stationery. The final product was limited by the number of ink colors I could use. Really big-budget printing would use metallic foil embossing and eight or ten different inks. But an experienced older designer […]

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After the virus

I started a list: “After Virus.” I’m writing down things I want to do after things return to a new normal. So I’m trying to be optimistic. As I see so many people in really tough situations, like several friends who have lost their jobs, I get sad – and frustrated. This has been unlike […]

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Why does God want me to wait?

As some of the faithful 300 Words a Day readers know, I (Paul Merrill) have been looking for a job. God did provide a job. I found out I was hired on Friday, February 28th. Of course, it was super exciting to hear the news. And I’m rejoicing about God’s gift to me! What did […]

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