Paying the Blessings Forward

As a college professor, I work very hard at relatively low pay relative to my education, and when the semester is in full swing, I am afforded little time for my own interests and pursuits. I don’t sleep much. I have to sit in committee meetings. Sometimes it’s easy to wake up and feel sorry [Read More...]

Discovering Your Calling, Slowly

Denis Haack is a wise man, and over at The High Calling he recently wrote about discovering your calling, slowly: I didn’t know Margie was a writer when I married her. If I had known, I would have still married her, but still, I had no idea. Neither did she. I knew she was creative and intelligent, [Read More...]

Work-Life Balance?

The High Calling ran a whole series on “work-life balance” in the last week or so, and they’re all worth reading. I find that mid-year is a great time to step back, take stock of how I run my work and life, and see if I need to make any adjustments. Here’s a few of [Read More...]

Teeming With Possibility

Kelli Woodford wrote a lovely piece about imagination and erasers over at The High Calling. Here’s a bit: What she taught us that day had far less to do with canvas and sketch pad, and far more to do with the kind of life we had experienced over the last three years. We would learn, [Read More...]


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