Do you remember the Staples commercials from years ago where the red EASY button was available and when pressed, it solved everyone’s problems? There was something everyone could relate to about wanting a button to press to instantly find a solution to your issues. What if things were easy?
The transformation from boy to man is certainly a journey, but it happens in the subtle shifts along the way.
Last week, I shared five things I’ve learned during the 2020 Covid-19 pandemic. As we roll into the New Year, most people feel ready to kick 2020 to the curb. I’m not so quick to say that 2020 was a complete loss.
It’s difficult to gain perspective when we are in the middle of the biggest upset to daily life any of us can remember. If it had only lasted a few weeks, we’d be back to normal. But we’re not. We are nearly a year into this thing called a pandemic, and my flexibility (word of the year) and patience (that thing you’re not supposed to pray for) have been pushed to new limits. Initially, I wasn’t sure there would be many lessons to learn from Covid-19.
Throughout most of my adult life, I’ve struggled to set good boundaries. Raised in a religious group that subjugated my own sense of self, I failed to learn normal boundaries…
Often in our Christian walk, we catch a glimpse of a vision that gives us hope that we can impact others in some meaningful way. In the moment, we rarely…