I keep hearing about how we live in a culture where there are few heroes or good role models. People cite the painful failures of politicians, the doping scandals in major league sports, and the booking photos of starlets. To many it seems that heroes do not exist in a 24-hour cable news culture and […]
I rented a cabin for the month of August in the Blue Ridge Mountains. Just me and my dog. I’m going into the most busy season of my adult life in the next few months so I thought I’d get away and edit the new book, finish some business curriculum and write for my life.
The place I rented has a pond, which is perfect for me. My dog Lucy loves to swim and a significant part of my writing routine involves taking breaks along the edge of a river, throwing a tennis ball and waiting for the next […]
I like this scene in the C.S. Lewis biopic, Shadowlands in which Lewis reflects on the trouble with “staying in” a painful moment. He’s lived in his mind his entire life and dissected it, to some degree, rather than living within it. But this treatment of life is affecting his relationship, and it’s hurting his […]