Years ago, I carried an iPod touch and a feature phone until I finally replaced them with just an iPhone. Weeks ago, it hit me: why am I carrying my iPhone and my wallet separately yet often together inside my jacket pocket? That’s when I decided to try a wallet case.
You've probably heard this distinction before: human being versus human doing. We're all human beings, but we're also super busy, always doing something. So call us human doings. Yet the busyness gets overwhelming and makes you want to stop and just be. It's worth noting that 'being' and 'doing' are both verb forms and relate... Continue Reading →
I was going about my normal day recently when a familiar phrase came into my mind, “So little time...” I took a break from my work at home and had been thinking about how much there was left to do. Then I quickly starting noting other projects that I needed to start—there’s so much! I... Continue Reading →
You don't always know where your next good book is going to come from. You may search for one, but sometimes it will just appear in your life with surprise and delight. That happened to me on Valentine’s Day this year. An email sales ad graced my inbox that morning. Among the many books, there... Continue Reading →
In my house, seven people share a bathroom. My wife and I, with our five sons, made a big move last year, going from two bathrooms to just one. We had been accustomed to the higher standard of two with all its convenience. At first, my brain wouldn't consider it feasible or even possible to... Continue Reading →
A notion struck me about a year ago. I don’t know if it could be called an epiphany or not. But it was like the movie Inception; an idea seemed to be deeply planted into the core of my being. It moved me to make some changes in my life, including one of the biggest:... Continue Reading →
More Than Enough Versus EnoughIt may seem a bit counter-intuitive at first, that “more than enough” is not enough. How can that be? I mean, if you have more than enough, then you surely have enough, plus more! That makes sense. But my point is more...strict, for lack of a better word. In math terms,... Continue Reading →