Husbands are Not Big Kids It is very common to make jokes about dads occupying the role of the biggest kid in the house; i.e. the biggest child mom has to raise. We even see it routinely on T.V.—Robert Young (“Father Knows Best”) and Andy Griffith were replaced long ago by Homer Simpson and numerous […]Read More No ha-ha.
In Chicago, officials warned about the risk of almost instant frostbite on what could be the city’s coldest day ever. At the same time, on the other side of the planet, wildfires raged in Australia’s record-breaking heat. This is weather in the age of extremes. It comes on top of multiple extremes, all kinds, in […]Read More U.S. Midwest Freezes, Australia Burns: This Is the Age of Weather Extremes – The New York Times
How to redesign your days to give you back a few extra hours every week We’ve all got a fixed 24 hours in a day and 7 days in a week. But in 2019, you can feel like you have more time every week by making different choices about how you allocate your hours. Here […]Read More Never Enough Time?
Don’t fall in love with giving advice. Give advice from a position of humility. It’s heady to have someone seek your advice. Keep your feet on the ground.Read More THE GIFTS OF LEADERSHIP: HOW TO GIVE ADVICE THAT PEOPLE RESPECT
#FlashbackFriday: Grandma Edition. Largely because they think life should be fair, children tend to complain a lot. In fact, whenever you encounter adults who complain a lot about the many inequities and injustices that have beset their lives or the bad hand of cards they’ve been dealt, you can bet you have encountered adults who […]Read More #flashbackfriday Grandma Edition
There’s an old song: You can talk about me just as much as you please. I’ll talk about you down on my knees. Undoubtedly your son-in-law or daughter-in-law will talk about their mother-in-law and father-in-law. Rather than criticize her to other people, do your praying first. Be sure to pray for that in-law.Read More Ten Rules for Mother-in- Laws by Elisabeth Elliot
According to a public income statement, more than 94% of Young Living’s 2 million members made less than $1 in 2016, while less than 1/10 of 1% earned more than a million dollars. Everyone in the industry avoids any comparison to pyramid schemes, which are illegal, but the similarities are hard to ignore. “You have the two legs of your pyramid,” a doTerra employee told me, “I mean, not a pyramid, but, you know, it has a triangular shape.”Read More How Essential Oils Became the Cure for Our Age of Anxiety
“Let the children come to me and do not hinder them for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these.” -Luke 18: 15-16Read More One Man