Courageous Relationships

“I quit!” Those words spew from my lips at least 2 or 3 times while stomping through my house like a rhino on a rampage. (Warning: Honest revelation forthcoming) Sometimes people wear me out. I love people, I thrive in relationship. But occasionally friendship seems more trouble than it’s worth. On this particular day I’d […]

To Love or Not to Love

“To love at all is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. Wrap it up carefully round with hobbies and little luxuries; avoid all […]

Love Letters and Nerf Darts

I received the best Valentine’s Day gift yesterday. But before I tell you about it, there’s something else you need to know. February 14th is my youngest son’s birthday (He would remind me that HE is the best Valentine’s Day gift ever). That means for the past thirteen years Valentine’s Day has included a house […]

“Do You Know 3.0″

I found this video thanks to my friend, Jeff Vankooten. It makes me tired, but I believe it’s an important context for the culture of connection we live in. It’s ironic (telling?) that some of the content is already outdated and it was posted ONLY TWELVE MONTHS AGO! No wonder we’re all tired. Some of […]