Minimalism: “Galadriel: ‘I Will Diminish!'”

Having kids go to college meant that when they graduated, we (parents with a basement) were the “lucky” acquirers of all the stuff the college students didn’t need anymore. Stuff they considered too good to get rid of. Stuff that still sits there in the basement to this day. Two of the things we inherited […]

She found herself playing video games and watching TV all day… The need to plan for a productive day.

I received a phone call recently from someone who’d lost their job. She said she was in a funk, had no energy, had a mile long to-do list and felt overwhelmed. She found herself playing video games and watching tv all day. We had a long talk where I shared what works for me, to […]

One Easy Thing Even YOU Can Do for the Homeless…

Do you have random juice boxes, water bottles, breakfast bars, antibacterial wipes etc. lying around? What if you stuff a lunch bag with a little care package and keep it in your car and when you come upon a homeless person, instead of walking or driving past, hand them a care package? I remember a […]

He stole a watch from a fellow friend but also claimed to believe in God…

I remember a fellow I once knew when I was much younger. He stole a watch from a fellow friend but also claimed to believe in God. So one day, in casual conversation, I asked him, ”How can you believe in God and still steal?” He didn’t deny the theft, instead he answered, “I believe […]