How I get things done. Sometimes.

In a hallway on the other side of the building from my office are two sofas. They are more like love seats. They form the angle of a third of an apple pie, two slices, one for you, one for me. When you sit on these sofas, your back is to a couple windows, your face […]

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Advent 17: Focus

Jesus had boundaries. He had never read the book, “Boundaries”, not having created the authors of that book yet. However, he knew that doing everything and being always with everyone was outside his reason for being. So he went away. The text at the end of the fourth chapter of Luke suggests that he had […]

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one thing I do

I had a friend who had a dream of following God.  For him, following God had a certain location to pursue, a certain amount of meditation to conduct, a certain amount of following God without having to follow anyone else. And then he got married. And then he wondered whether he could follow God while […]

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doing something that matters

Purpose is what we are about. Purpose is supposed to be core, supposed to be the thing at the very heart of what we are. Purpose is what we are living for. Purpose is what we would die for. Jesus starts talking about the rest of his life. He talks about how he will suffer […]

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