No One Wants to Be in a Funeral Procession

There’s a video circulating on Facebook about motivation. The woman in the video says you don’t need to be motivated to pursue your dreams. She says our brains are wired to seek places of safety and comfort, and everything in us tries to stay away from taking risks and stepping out into the unknown. She says we have to reprogram ourselves to takes risks and leaps of faith and put ourselves into … [Read more...]

My Relationship With Stuff

“'All these I have kept,’ the young man said. ‘What do I still lack?’ Jesus answered, ‘If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.’” Matthew 19:20-21 I am in a major transition right now. What else is new? Right? I feel like the last four years have been a major transition. As a result, the Lord is teaching … [Read more...]

If You Suspect Your Child Has Autism

I just had a touching conversation with a woman who suspects her three-year old nephews might be autistic. However, she doesn’t know how to suggest it to her sister. This reminded me of when I first noticed that my son was different from other babies. Even as a baby younger than 12 months, I knew he was different. He had major sensory issues. He couldn’t feed himself. He was nonverbal for about a … [Read more...]