“I Hated Life”

The story is told of two young boys. One was pessimistic and chronically negative. The other was optimistic and always positive.  A test was given to further assess the depths of the boys’ outlooks on life. The pessimistic boy was placed in a large room filled with hundreds of his favorite toys and games. Everything he had ever desired was there for him.  True to form, instead of enjoying what had been provided, the boy became frustrated and just stood in the middle of the room, folding his hands, not touching anything…. Read More

At the Intersection of Spiritual and Secular

Whatever you do, work heartily, as for the Lord and not for men, knowing that from the Lord you will receive the inheritance as your reward. You are serving the Lord Christ. (Colossians 3:23, 24 ESV) Some things seems more spiritual than others. Going to church seems more spiritual than going to work. Giving money to the poor seems more spiritual than paying your bills. I was a college student working as a waiter to pay my way through school. It seemed like two very different worlds in competition with one another… Read More