An authority figure who enforces discipline helps people connect the dots between bad choices and negative consequences.
My mom used to bake Christmas cookies for our bus driver. Was that a bribe? If so, he might have hoped for better, despite the generous portions of frosting and sprinkles.
Their concept of self appears larger, not smaller, in that they can’t be bothered…to be bothered.
Our challenge, in a universe of digital perspectives, is not a quantity of sources, but allowing both sides their day in court.
We don’t like to talk about the power of families because, frankly, there’s not much we can do about it.
The uncomfortable reality is that oftentimes when we open our mouth, people are worse off than if we had said nothing
Real life, especially your closest relationships, are messy, rapid-fire, and reactionary.
A wicked person doesn’t set out to be a tornado of obtuseness. On the contrary, they believe they serve as universal benefactors, dropping pearls of wisdom on whoever is fortunate enough to pass by their cloud of blessing.
When it comes to our spiritual life, it’s not as if God decides to overwrite his laws of work and reward. We just have to understand them differently.
Bud Light’s motto used to be that “it won’t fill you up and will never let you down.” That’s essentially what we want from our desires.
Real life isn’t glitzy and glamorous. Real life doesn’t come with a filter. Real life is cleaning up dishes and returning that shirt that looked better online.
Are you genuinely seeking to build up your household, or are you just troubling those who are closest to you, because they have a harder time than others ducking out of your line of fire?