As I navigate life as an Enneagram 2, I need to learn to be okay with being the cause of someone’s negative emotion. But how do I get okay with disappointing people?
Sometimes you have an idea and you act on it and it lives a short life and then dies. And sometimes you have an idea and you act on it, and it takes on a life of its own and becomes a thing.
I am on a road, like a highway. It continues straight on into the distance. It's a clear road, not too many bumps, easy and unobstructed. Off the side of the big road is a tiny curving path.
I’ve been dreaming about dreaming for a while. But the actual dreaming … that’s a whole new ball game. I don't know yet what my post-employment life will look like yet but I'm hoping it will include lunch with Bob Goff.
I've been at this place before in my life ... the fork in the road with one sign marked "What if?" But I've never before had the courage to follow it. This time I am.
As a parent, I'm trying to walk the seemingly impossible line between helping our kids see and understand the evil in this world and allowing them an unburdened and carefree childhood.
There seems to be great controversy as to whether masks make a difference and who should be wearing them. I don’t know who to believe. I don’t know what to believe. What I do know is that I miss people. I miss my people. I miss spontaneity.
I find a lot of meaning in personalizing scripture - putting myself into the narrative. And Good Friday is always a very contemplative day for me. So here's where I am today.
Life during this pandemic is a roller coaster of ups and downs, each day a bit different than the last. The only thing to do is hang on for dear life until the ride is over.