Christian living

Prepping for the Impending Apocalypse

Prepping for the Impending Apocalypse

don’t have a chicken coop or an imposing beard. I’ve never been hunting. I can barely keep succulents alive. I grew up in Philadelphia and feel the shame of my cosmopolitan softness every time I gas up behind the carheart-clad cowboy resting on his rusted Silverado.

Wisdom Will Laugh at Your Expense

Wisdom Will Laugh at Your Expense

We do not naturally possess wisdom. Left to your own devices, you are not in good hands. There is something inside us that is actually disinclined to wisdom.

Powerful People Shouldn’t Drink

Powerful People Shouldn’t Drink

The longer you live as a C-Suite executive, the harder it is to empathize with the lifestyle and motivations of an hourly worker.

Speak softly and carry a big stick

Speak softly and carry a big stick

You can rage yourself into exhaustion or whisper a warning, but the performance you can expect will always depend on the standards you enforce.

What’s the Point of Waiting?

What’s the Point of Waiting?

There is a decaying, deadening shallowness that seeps in during all this waiting. There is always something else coming. From year to year and hour to hour there is some new horizon promising that when you get to the top of that hill, then you’ll be happy.

Confess and Prosper

Confess and Prosper

Appearances are deceiving. What is concealed is eventually revealed, and your sum total will be a loss of trust.

You are not a brand

You are not a brand

If we’re honest, most of us are tormented by the fear that, “If I don’t publicize who I am, no one will know, and I’ll never become what I could have been.”

Working with a fool cuts off your legs

Working with a fool cuts off your legs

A fool will fail to grasp social complexities or care about anyone’s feelings except her own. You will find yourself stirring up a storm of violence on account of a lack of tact.

Wait before you litigate

Wait before you litigate

It’s going to get awkward if you assume your neighbor is burying a body when he’s preparing to plant some geraniums.

The mercy of discipline

An authority figure who enforces discipline helps people connect the dots between bad choices and negative consequences.

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