Month: March 2016

Security (The Worst Thing Isn’t The Last Thing)

“Security is mostly a superstition. It does not exist in nature, nor do the children of men as a whole experience it. Avoiding danger is no safer in the long run than outright exposure. Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.”                 Helen Keller It is Passover.…
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Easter Terror (Running Away From “Home”)

Easter Sunday 1994. It was a great day! The morning church services went well on our first Easter in Hershey. Both of our families were here to celebrate the holiday, and my wife, Kathy, my two sons, Adam and David, and I were leaving the next morning for a 12-day trip to Honolulu and San…
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Take the Long Way Home (To Be a Better Listener)

Several years ago, when I was in graduate school, a close friend shared very openly and honestly about the relationship she had with her dad growing up, “My dad is my hero. What he did for our family is remarkable.” I wanted to know more, so I asked her just what made him such an…
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