Every now and then I run into one of those misguided people who think fiction is not serious reading. But even those of us who like fiction can take it for granted.
When you get stuck, more knowledge isn’t helpful—it’s more frustrating, even. What you need is figuring how to come unstuck. Here’s how.
The short—and obvious—answer: write a ton. The long answer—how I wrote the ton—is this essay.
If you’re struggling to say no to something maybe you should try saying yes instead. Not to the same thing, of course! But instead of focusing on what you don’t want, why not focus on what you actually want? Because, let’s face it: every no in one direction is a yes in another direction. Put […]
We’re only as whole as our relationships—to be healthy, physically and mentally, is not something we find inside, but around us: in the richness of our connections to the people and things that surround us.
“I don’t know if I can.” I hear those words all the time, in my work and from friends. They often come as the person is feeling challenged to take a step in a new direction, to make a hard decision. And by “hard” I mean a decision that feels necessary to take and impossible […]
All frustrating criticism to one main issue: dishonesty. And the fundamental dishonesty at the core of poor criticism is self-centredness.
Shortly after the US elections, I posted on a WhatsApp group I’m on that I feel sorry for any Christian who hasn’t seriously interrogated their faith in the last few years.
It’s sometimes too easy to take for granted how amazing the times are that we live in. But it’s also quite natural for us to.
People on both sides of every argument throw facts at each other, certain any reasonable person must draw only one conclusion from these facts. But that’s not the case.