No Pain, No Gain

Growth requires pain. (Or, at least discomfort). When learning a new language, it can be painful. It can be frustrating, but you know suffering through is how you learn. If you’re working out, there’s an assumption that it’s going to hurt a little bit. It’s going to be uncomfortable. Really Read more…

The Art of No

In life, we’re called to say no to certain things, so we can say yes to bigger things. We live in a culture where everything is at our fingertips, and in so much excess. Food, Sex, Material possessions, Alcohol, Technology, etc. Denying yourself seems to be an idea very foreign to Read more…

Waiting on a woman

This week’s challenge is to reflect each day on our actions with a special focus on virtue. For today, let’s focus on one particular virtue that many of us struggle with, and that’s Patience. The world is training us for instant gratification. Look around. Fast food. Amazon Prime. Netflix. Our ‘needs’ Read more…

Baseball brawls

Today, we’re talking about baseball brawls. Why do fights happen in baseball? For justice? To defend one’s honor? Sure. But, fights happen in the first place because in baseball no one fights alone. The batter knows he’s got one or two good chances to land one, before the pitcher’s mound Read more…

Judgment Day

Arnold and Jack Black pulling a 1-2 punch?? Not today. We’re talking about the Judgment Day. The end of the world as we know it… When the Son of Man comes in his glory, and all the angels with him, he will sit upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will Read more…

Awkward Silence

There’s a problem in the world today – silence makes us uncomfortable. Whether it’s awkward silence in a conversation, or waiting quietly at the barbershop, we don’t like it. Why does it make us uncomfortable? Well, look around. Between social media and Netflix, we’re constantly training ourselves to fill spare Read more…