Do You Need a Cheering Section?

Do You Need a Cheering Section?

“Who is cheering for me?” she said. She was up all night asking this question with tears falling down her face. Her husband sleeping next to her while he rested for the marathon he would run the next day. Her family ready to cheer him on. And she held this...
When We Box Each Other In

When We Box Each Other In

Boxes are so tidy. You can see all sides. They are one-dimensional and really there isn’t much more to say about them. It is what it is. The same is true when we do that with people, this putting people in boxes. We tidy them up in our minds and slap a label on...
Are You Afraid Of Change?

Are You Afraid Of Change?

In the middle of a frigid Minnesota winter it is not uncommon to see kids in shorts or at a bus stop without a coat, because they think it is somehow uncool to wear a coat. My teenagers are notorious for this. I stand in the foyer and holler with my hands waving in...

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