Do you sometimes feel like we live in a time that is saturated with “experts”? There are food experts and weather experts and psychology experts and sports experts and economy experts. They share their wisdom on talk shows, books and blog posts. I think a lot of that is great. We can really benefit from … Continue reading Sifting for wisdom in the age of “experts”
Yesterday was the 3-year anniversary of the death of my dad, Eric. He was 64. As I look back, I think about the kind of dad he was. He was a great dad. But to be honest, he probably wouldn’t have won a dad-of-the-year award. He was more low-key than that. Plus, he wasn’t perfect. Just as … Continue reading Never underestimate your impact
Recently I was talking to someone who told me he was an atheist. “I’m just too rational to believe in God,” he said. “That’s interesting,” I replied. “I’m a really rational person too. That’s why I believe in God.” I felt it was important to say because there’s a myth out there that reason is … Continue reading Are faith and reason opposites?
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She was basically told that her faith was naive. But her response is good council for the rest of us. Questions can be a very good thing.
Have you ever noticed that people who think they're really smart also think you're not? I don't know about you, but I've noticed something about the (truly) wise people in my life. Those who are truly wise (a) aren't threatened by the wisdom of others, and (b) are always open to learning more. Recently I came … Continue reading Teachableness
Matthew 7:7 "Ask and it will be given to you; seek and you will find; knock and the door will be opened to you." (NIV) Today's Thought Have you ever talked to someone about a doubt you were struggling with but the response you got back was, "You just have to have more faith"? I have. … Continue reading Doubt is a comma
Proverbs 18:15 "Intelligent people are always ready to learn." (NLT) Today's Thought “You learn something new every day.” I’ve heard people say that a thousand times. In fact, I’VE probably said it a thousand times. Usually it’s in response to some random fact... like realizing how many calories are in a serving of French fries, … Continue reading Why I DON’T think you learn something new every day