Why You Don’t Have to Be Radical, Just a Little Different
Justin Zoradi
By Justin Zoradi

If you’ve ever read a self-help book or listened to a motivational speaker, there is a lot of talk about how you should “blaze a new path” or “rewrite the rules” in your quest for significance.

They cite famous men like Steve Jobs (Apple), Richard Branson (Virgin), or Jeff Bezos (Amazon) as people who burned down the old ways of thinking and built an entirely new highway amidst the rubble of the old.

I’m inspired by those stories, but the reality is, very few of us are […]

Happy People Seem to Do This Well
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller

Recently somebody asked me to help them redeem their negative turns.

Redeeming our negative turns is a major concept in the Storyline process. The question was coming from somebody who was creating their life plan using our book and my guess is it was also coming from a place of pain.

Negative turns are events that happen in our lives that shut us down or cause severe setbacks. Every great story and every great life has […]

We Blame God, but is it His Fault?
Allison Fallon
By Allison Fallon

A few years ago I was about to go on a big road trip with a close friend. We had spent months planning, had both quit our full time jobs and moved out of our respective apartments with the idea that God had called us to do something big — chase our dreams of becoming a musician (my friend) and a writer (me).

50 States. Six months. Seattle, Boise, Rapid City, New York, Boston, etc. We spread maps out in front of us and charted our course. We were literally prepared to sell everything we owned to make our dreams a reality.

Then, one day, I just said it […]