Nouwen on love

The late spiritual writer & guide Henri Nouwen says that we were created for perfect love. This is why we exist, and every human heart longs for this. So, we go looking for it in all kinds of places. Some seek to find that love in success, wealth, pleasure, recognition. Many of us try to…

Out of my control

Working with kids in the court system, I'll sometimes share with them the concept someone came up with that there are 3 ways that most (all?) of life can be categorized: 1) things they can control, 2) things they can't control, and 3) things they can influence. Turns out, that doesn't just apply to teenagers…