Death by Christmas

Death by Christmas

I offer you two explosive revelations for the price of one today. First, there is no Santa Claus; and second, it’s not commercialism that’s ruining Christmas as we know it. The real “scroogifyer”  is misplaced expectation. On my way home from work I was listening to...

The gift of attention

This week we’ve explored the power of giving gifts like grace, loyalty, trust, and clarity. Today’s post is about the gift of attention. My youngest son Joel has been going through some emotional junk lately. The little tiger’s not exactly articulate...

Connecting the dots

Last week Joel, my eight-year old, made me a touching offer. “Daddy, I want to buy you a slurpee today.” So later that day we idled down to the corner store where he snagged us a pair of sugar-bombed slurpees to suck in father-son bliss. With his own...