WHAT TO KNOW WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW

WHAT TO KNOW WHEN YOU DON’T KNOW

Things around us are changing ever faster these days. It’s hard to keep up with world events, much less understand the “whys” behind those events. Positions we’ve taken for granted on foundational issues such as gender, marriage, family, fairness, and even what...
RE-CENTERING

RE-CENTERING

Aviators are familiar with the “1 in 60” rule, which can be expressed as “for every sixty miles a pilot flies with a one-degree heading error, the plane will be one mile off course.” An implication is that even a small mistake in direction over time can cause a pilot...
OUR CONFIDENCE

OUR CONFIDENCE

The evening after the recent Russian invasion of Ukraine began, I received a two-word text from a relative that directly communicated his feelings: “It’s scary!” Indeed, life circumstances (name your issue: the economy, the pandemic, terrorism, inflation, family...
MOMENTUM

MOMENTUM

If you took physics in high school, you might remember Newton’s Laws of Motion, one of which is “objects at rest tend to remain at rest, and objects in motion tend to remain in motion.” The force created by motion is “momentum”–“the impetus gained by a...
THE PIVOT POINT

THE PIVOT POINT

The turn of a new year is traditionally a time for new focus, new passion, and new direction. Questions like “what should I give up,” “what should I pursue,” and “in what should I invest my resources” bubble around us. The pivot points of those questions are often the...
THE GIFT OF TIME

THE GIFT OF TIME

In an oft-played Christmas favorite, John Lennon and Yoko Ono sing, “So this is Christmas, and what have you done? Another year older, a new one just begun…” Few Christmas songs share such a direct challenge to personal evaluation, but the question is an appropriate...