I’ve written on this topic a long time ago in my post Happiness is the Point, which you are welcome to dive into, but my friend Alice Mills over at poemachonicles has written recently on this topic, and her work is incredible. If you have not yet discovered her, now is the time. Click on … More Yes, God Wants You to be Happy.
Yesterday I had a conversation with a demonized man. He was a homeless man in downtown San Francisco, and his name was Chucky. I liked Chucky. Chucky had a large beard with bits of food stuck inside it like flies trapped in a cobweb. He had weathered skin, a raspy voice, and large safety pins … More Hope Rising
“We always leave like this!” “Like what?” I ask. “With everything so…unresolved!” Then my friend drove off. It’s true. Almost all of our conversations go deep, and when they do, they never seem to finish. There is always something percolating, something brewing, something unresolved. I wrote this post for her… Resolution. It’s something the human spirit craves. … More I’m Always Unresolved
How often are we actually present? I mean, really present. We are so consumed with the past, the future, what we just said, how they’ll react, what we are going to say next, if we look good in what we’re wearing, and 1,000 other things that keep us from ever actually feeling the life we … More The Satisfied Life
There is a lie that many Christians believe. It goes something like this: Wanting to be happy is a sin. Of course no one comes out and says it, but pay attention– you can feel it in the room. The pastor that makes you feel guilty for enjoying a nice dinner when children are dying … More Happiness is the Point!