Category: attitude

Live as a thermostat, not a thermometer

September 14, 2020 | 20 comments

Thermometers go up or down according to the temperature of the room around them. Thermostats set the temperature of the room around them. As you go about your daily business, it is in your best interest to not let your

Your obligation to your neighbor

July 29, 2020 | 30 comments

Do you ever feel obligated to think less than perfect love toward your neighbor? Maybe they said something you found offensive, and you felt no choice but to resent their statement and to get angry with them. Or maybe a

My response to missionaries at my door

July 2, 2020 | 27 comments

I was working in my office early one Saturday morning as I noticed two missionaries walking up our sidewalk. At first, I felt dread, at having to stop my work to deal with them. Our neighborhood is frequented by missionaries

Let the protests transform into change

June 8, 2020 | 55 comments

As I watch scenes of protest being played out across my nation and in many cities around the world against brutality and racism, my heart weeps for change. How can this time be different? I wonder. I’m not a political