Living in the Moment

Living in the Moment

Do we spend so much time rushing we miss out on the beauty of everyday life? I’ve been contemplative this week. That happens around my birthday, and I’ve written some long pieces that share my heart about our culture. It’s tiring. And a few weeks ago...
Hopeful New Year

Hopeful New Year

I have always believed that an optimistic attitude is more important than just about anything for success in life–spiritually, academically, relationally. And so as we begin this new year, I’d like to rerun this column I wrote back in 2005 about optimism...
My Man of Steel

My Man of Steel

Yesterday was my twenty-third anniversary. We were married at Christmas when I was 21 and he was 22. When I started writing my newspaper column twelve years ago, one of my first columns was about my anniversary. And so I thought I’d publish it here–about...