It’s essential. Domain knowledge is a gift. It’s how we advance in our field and in society. The insights and false steps of those that came before … On doing the readingRead more "On doing the reading"
When we go around the room and have each person introduce themselves, we’re burning time, attention and trust. 40 people: 45 minutes, gone. Worse—the… Respecting their timeRead more "Respecting their time"
Good ideas feel early. And late ideas are acclaimed by most of the reviewers with opinions that don’t actually matter. Part of our challenge is that … Great ideas always sound like they’re far too soonRead more "Great ideas always sound like they’re far too soon"
If we’re hungry, the obvious solution is to eat something. If we’re restless, it pays to get up and walk around. Is stress different? Along the way, … Solving for stressRead more "Solving for stress"
Following God is not a moral, Goody-goody exercise, A regimen of self-serving compliance, Seeking the right combination of good deeds, Abstinence and perfectly phrased prayers In order to ‘secure’ God’s blessing. No. It is the journey of a lifetime. It is finding what our hearts are continually longing for. It is stepping into satisfaction, Walking […]Read more "Too Easily Pleased"
Specificity is expensive.Risky evenClearly stating what you are going afterAnd taking a leap of faith to plunge into itPuts you on the spot,For you and everyone else to seeJust how you’re actually doing.And so, in defence,Its tempting to call yourself a generalistSomeone who paints with broad strokesHappy with whatever you getShowing up whenever you can.Though […]Read more "Broad strokes"
“I’m sorry that your cat died,” does not mean that I killed your cat. But, “I’m sorry that I stepped on your foot,” does mean that I stepped on your … The confusion about “sorry”Read more "The confusion about “sorry”"
Some people get one. Most people don’t. But, if you’re reading this, it means that you’ve received more than one, perhaps a countless number of, … Your big breakRead more "Your big break"
Originally posted on chimzyatheart:
Whether it be in wordsin song,in the kitchen,on stage,in stadiumsIn whatever talent you’ve been givenThis is my prayer,That your eyes will ever gaze on the beauty of theLordThat your heart will ever be in a posture readyto receive His inspirationThat the works of your hands willfor Him and by Him be…
One quiet whisper of bad newsRings several decibels louderThan a hundred stories of hope.It is far, far easier to dwell on what we lackThan cherish what we have,To stay up at night, recalling offensesThan taking a moment to say ‘I love you’.Disappointment will never be in short supplyYet there is also vast beauty we overlook […]Read more "Dwelling"