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...
15 Things Worse Than Gay Marriage

15 Things Worse Than Gay Marriage

In case you were under a rock or on a deserted island, the Supreme Court issued a ruling that the right to marriage was protected by the US Constitution. (If you want to read my reflections on the SCOTUS’ decision, you can do so here). Around 9:15 am CST, my phone...
Love Just Won

Love Just Won

There are moments of particular significance in life that are forever burned into our memories. We remember where we were standing, what we were doing, who we were with. Some are associated with great tragedy, and others with profound joy. September 11, 2001: On the...