Two of the silliest assumptions you can make are to think everyone is like you, or to think no one is like you.
Conflict is inevitable—whether in our relationships, trying to find a job, hoping to know God’s will, or any number of struggles that burn away at the edges of our sanity. […]
I’m grateful for the chance to share excerpts from my book with folks at RELEVANT Magazine. Take a look, and I’d love to hear what you think! (You can start reading my […]
“It’s a shallow life that doesn’t give a person a few scars.” This article was picked up by RELEVANT Magazine. Read it on their website. It was summer in Minnesota, […]
We are frequently bombarded about stories of conflict—unhealthy relationships, warring groups, and problems that seem impossible to solve. Yet there are also stories all around us that show us what it […]
Be wary of assuming the people around you know what you’re thinking or feeling.
Love is one of the fiercest battlefields. We find someone and connect with him or her, and often begin to build our lives around each other in such a way […]
Our needs drive us to connect with other people. In times of adversity, when the future is uncertain, we cling to what we know. It’s impossible to survive if we’re […]
It was a murky spring day in Minnesota. Piles of snow remained on the roadsides peppered with dirt and sand from a long winter. As far as I knew, it […]
We’ve all gone through seasons of life where we were tested, conflicts etched away at our attitude and sanity. Like turbulent waters eroding dirt and rocks down to a river […]