Deadlines can be a great thing. If I didn’t have deadlines, whether self-imposed or not, I doubt I would really get a whole lot done. When I don’t have deadlines, I actually tend to drag my feet and get lazy. That is the positive of a deadline.
However, deadlines are a double edged sword. They give you a goal to work toward, however they can also lead to anxiety and stress. Continue reading “Deadlines with Margin”
Dishwashers are amazing things. If you don’t think so, wait until the dishwasher breaks down. Either that, or just try going without it for 30 days. I realize that you may not use a dishwasher and that you may be extremely good at staying on top of keeping your dishes clean. However, I am definitely not. I have a tendency to let them pile up, and a dishwasher can make a 30 minute job a 5 minute job. There is really a lot we can get done with a dishwasher with pretty minimal effort.
Continue reading “Clean the Dishes”
I’ve written about the controversy regarding The Shack before. My wife and I are currently reading the book, and this last weekend we went to go see the movie. Here is what I thought.
Continue reading “The Shack – Movie Review and Thoughts”
In the book of Numbers, the Israelites have a repeat of what happened when God freed them from the Egyptians. They begin to complain. The bread that God has provided is not good enough. They are tired of the manna and want meat. Because of this desire, they turn on Moses and turn on God.
Continue reading “Down the Rabbit Hole”
There is a lot about forgiveness in Christianity. There is forgiveness for our own sins in Jesus. There is the call to forgive others as we have been forgiven. To follow Jesus is to live a life of forgiveness.
What does that really mean, though? Continue reading “The Forgiven Life”