This week I re-posted an interview that Philip Yancey did that garnered national attention, in which he said, “I am staggered that so many conservative or evangelical Christians would see a man who is a bully, who made his money by casinos, who has had several wives and several affairs, that they would somehow paint […]
I was as surprised as anyone that I woke up to the world going nuts about Skittles this morning. Yes, Skittles, the rainbow-colored,chewy, delicious candy. In case you missed it, Donald Trump Jr. sent out a tweet yesterday comparing refugees to poisoned Skittles.
Yesterday my Facebook page blew up with hundreds of tributes and remembrances for the 15th anniversary of 9/11. This morning, I woke up at 4 a.m. and, as I write this, I’m sitting in the terminal at San Francisco International Airport, waiting to board a flight to Indiana, where I’m speaking tomorrow. Before I went […]
“As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” – Albert Schweitzer Last week I wrote about how a server giving me a free bowl of oatmeal, and a fellow passenger lifting my suitcase for me, inspired me to look around for ways in which I can practice random acts […]
Yesterday I wrote about how a free bowl of oatmeal and a suitcase that was lifted for me made my day, and made me realize how powerful small acts of kindness can be. This weekend, as we celebrate Labor Day, I was thinking it would be especially meaningful for each of us to commit to […]
If you follow me on social media, you know that I fly a lot. One of the things I’ve learned about airports is that you often see people on their best and worst behavior– and yesterday was no exception. I was flying from Dayton, OH, to Scranton, PA, with a layover in Detroit. A passenger who […]