Category: life

Challenge random evil

July 13, 2020 | 17 comments

Back when I was a young farmer, I noticed that some employees rarely had problems with the equipment they operated, and a few always had problems. With the ones constantly having problems, it seemed like, no matter how sound the

Blame less and love more

July 9, 2020 | 22 comments

Do you spend more time blaming others for problems you see in them, or loving others for the good you see in them? Hopefully, the latter! The world could use a lot less blame these days and a lot more

Resist pandemic snacking

June 25, 2020 | 23 comments

With government orders to stay home, millions of people have found themselves close to their food pantry much of the day, and the temptation to snack more than usual may feel hard to resist. But it can be resisted and

I quit asking the question

June 18, 2020 | 29 comments

My daughter applied for a part-time teaching position that had the potential to take her in a professional direction she found very attractive. The family was excited about its possibilities for her. Whenever we met, we’d ask, “Did you hear