El Capitan

This summer, I had the opportunity to visit Yosemite National Park. It is truly an amazing place - stunning in its views and vistas. At the heart of Yosemite is El Capitan - 3000 feet of sheer granite, and one of the most challenging rock climbs in the world. What does it take to reach…

Another unemployment lesson

In my last post, I shared some lessons that I learned through 7 months of uncertain unemployment. Of course, the truth is: I'm still learning. And the lessons continue. Here's one more that I don't want to slip through the cracks, unnoticed. And this lesson starts with this simple idea: Be careful of pious phrases. We…

Thinking about God’s Timing

I've had two conversations recently with friends who were facing real challenges, and both of them mentioned God's timing - as in, I guess things will happen, all in God's timing. One of the comments had to do with a friend and a medical issue. The other had to do with a family member who is…