The Power of Encouragement

"Paddle, paddle, paddle." This is a surf analogy, but even if you don't surf, go with me on this for a minute. In surfing the ultimate goal is to catch the wave. There are many steps in this process, but one of the most important steps is paddling for the wave. This is so that … Continue reading The Power of Encouragement

This Life Will Break Your Heart

Three people we know have died this week. None particularly close to me, but close to my family. I have lots of thoughts on death, on how our society deals with death, on how people deal with death. That's for another time and place. Here's my bottom line: This life will break our hearts. Not … Continue reading This Life Will Break Your Heart