Advice From Friends: When Not to Listen

Advice From Friends: When Not to Listen

This piece was originally published on EngagedMarriage.com. Have you ever asked your friends and family what they think of your spouse? Have they ever offered up an opinion regardless of you asking for it? Should you listen to what they say? And if so, how seriously...
Choosing to See the Silver

Choosing to See the Silver

The last, and some would say, ultimate freedom we have as individuals is to choose how we respond to situations and circumstances that cross our paths. In fact, one of my favorite authors and philosophers, Viktor Frankl, argued that this freedom of choice and choosing...
Why The Moral Outrage, America?

Why The Moral Outrage, America?

Before you start reading, I need you to go track down your nearest string of pearls and get ready to clutch those bad boys tight, because what I’m going to tell you will leave you in a state of permanent shock at its abject horror: Cheating and infidelity are issues...
How To Respond to Negative Feedback

How To Respond to Negative Feedback

Mark Twain is often credited with the following quote: “If you’re not pissing somebody off, you’re not doing your job.” I have no idea if Mark Twain actually said those words or not (as I’ve also seen them credited to a handful of other...