Clarity of Faith

There's been a video going around on Facebook recently that shows some beagles being released outside to run around a grassy yard. The dogs had been used for animal testing since birth, and had spent their lives in cages. Their joy was unmistakable … [Continue reading]

Top 5 Myths and Truths about Why Committed Mormons Leave the Church

I enjoyed John Dehlin's balanced presentation in tackling a difficult subject of why Mormons leave their church. … [Continue reading]

Working Through Beliefs Together

I enjoyed this article written by a women coming to terms with her husband’s change in beliefs. But I wanted to understand him. This was Sean, the man who stood by me during years of clinical depression. The man who pretended to be a dinosaur … [Continue reading]

Everything Else Is Secondary

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life. Don't be trapped by dogma - which is living with the results of other people's thinking. Don't let the noise of other's opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, … [Continue reading]

The High Road

You will be misunderstood. Your point will be lost. The other person will not be ready to hear what you have to say. Never assume a full understanding. You'll be disappointed. Do prepare for the backlash. Don't take it personally. … [Continue reading]

My Favorite Earbuds

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I’ve lost count of the number of earbuds I’ve purchased over the years. I’ve purchased numerous models from Sony, Sennheiser, and Panasonic. Everyone knows the white earbuds that Apple includes with every iPod and iPhone don’t sound very good.  I … [Continue reading]

Lance

From Esquire article on Lance Armstrong: Never the most expressive person, Armstrong was awkward with other cancer patients at first, but he developed a practical approach. He would tell them to fight for better treatment, to insist on the best … [Continue reading]

Things To Be Happy About

My posts lately have been a little heavy. Life has been good, but transitions are seldom as simple as planned. But so many good things have happened lately that I wanted to write about that. As I write this, Kim is on the couch with at least three … [Continue reading]