No matter what topic we are talking about: faith, prophecy, politics, social justice, sports, or geek fandom (one of my favorites) there are things I am just not authorized or qualified to speak to. I can’t tell you every single thing about the bible, for example, and the way it should be interpreted.
As my son lays in bed and screams “NO NO NO AAAAHHHRRRGGGG!” I don’t touch him. I don’t intervene, I just tell him everything is ok. I assure him of what he really, truly already knows. The tricky thing is that he is technically still asleep during these night terrors so he barely even knows I’m there.
It’s amazing what the “American Dream” has become. More stuff, less time, more stress, less priority, more work, less play, more debt, and less freedom. It’s tragic to think that in a country where we can be whatever we chose to be we are bound by what everyone else says we should be. Not our family. Not anymore!
I just finished a book called “Why Do They Act That Way” by David Walsh, PhD. Its a book about what recent neuroscience tells us about the adolescent brain. I listened to it while doing some yard work for a family friend and the work seemed to go by so fast because this book captivated[…]
Most of the time I sit down to write and all I want to do is something else. Then, every once in a while I sit down to do something else and I just want to write. This is one of those times. My life is crazy, chaotic, and stressful right now and I guess sharing[…]