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Radical Gratitude, Fleas, And Nazis

October 8, 2018

During World War II, Corrie ten Boom's family sheltered many Jews who were fleeing the Nazis. The Nazi police seized Corrie, her sister Betsie, and their father. They ended up in a concentration camp, all the while holding firmly to the …( read more )

Continuous Partial Attention

September 29, 2018

We live in the Information Age. There are some positive things about that, but there are some negative things, too. Linda Stone, a former senior executive with Apple and Microsoft, coined the phrase "continuous partial attention". She …( read more )

Are You Suffering From The Crisis Of Purpose?

September 16, 2018

Holocaust survivor and psychiatrist Victor Frankl said, "Ever more people today have the means to live, but no meaning to live for." He was referring to what I call "the crisis of purpose". I think that it's a huge part of the general …( read more )

The Best Way To Stand Up For Someone

September 1, 2018

I have three children, two girls and a boy. Several years ago, I was wrestling with the older girl and the boy. We do that a lot. Imagine screams mixed with laughter and the occasional head bonk. They charge at me and I grab them, swing …( read more )

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