Sometimes saying no is the easy part. How do you stick to your commitment when push comes to shove? Here are some tips.
Somewhere around 40AD, the Roman philosopher Seneca (also tutor to the young Emperor Nero) told the story of Calvisius Sabinus, who though very rich, was lazy mentally and struggled with his memory. The names of Greek and Trojan heroes that should have been on the tip of his tongue were routinely forgotten or butchered. (Imagine … Continue reading How to Torture your Dinner Guests
It can be hard to say no. Here's why you should.
We spent six months living in the South Pacific. Here's a few things we learned.
Just one more meal makes a difference. The Table is the intersection of Food, Family, and Faith.
For seven years I drove my 1989 Chevy pickup around without air conditioning. It went out somewhere around West Lake, Florida while driving from Louisville to Orlando in the summer of 1998. That was the summer of raging forest fires across northern Florida, so not only did I almost sweat death, I about choked to … Continue reading The Most Valuable Commodity of Our Age
Looking for something good to read to start 2019? Check out this list of recommendations from my reading in 2018.
When we talk to men and women at marriage conferences about their differing levels of interest in sexual intimacy, here's some of what we tell them.
“I never get angry,” a Woody Allen character says in one of his movies, “I grow a tumour instead.”
We can't all be happy all the time, but we can try to keep moving toward maturity.