Without a doubt, one of the most common challenges I hear from men has to do with finding “life-balance.” I often hear men say, “I have to figure out how to strike a balance between work and family,” or, “it’s all about finding a happy medium.” It’s not just men. If I had a penny…

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The Significance of Your Sense of Humor Your sense of humor, or lack thereof, can be an important spiritual indicator in your life. I’m not talking about how funny you are but rather your ability, or freedom, to find humor in life and laugh at what is authentically funny. Is it easy for you to…

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All eyes have been on Paris this week, with the devastating fire that recently destroyed much of the Notre Dame Cathedral. People are mourning and grieving and holding candlelight vigils to honor the significance of this grand cathedral. No doubt, the building is an iconic, awe-inspiring architectural feat. To see something so beautiful burned is a terrible thing to behold…  As significant as the…

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Prior to 2018 I was not a big reader. I enjoyed reading when I could, but only found time to take in about 2 to 3 books per year. Even this was an improvement from my high school and college days when I was lucky to read just about anything. Then something unprecedented happened in…

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Who we are is primarily determined by who we are connected to relationally. As soon as we’re born we’re given a name and told who we are. We understand our identity primarily through the context of our relationship with our parents. As we grow older our perspective broadens beyond our family and other relationships with…

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