This Is America

Everyone has already made up their mind. Not about what happened in DC. But about what we want to believe happened in DC. That matters. Profoundly. The reality we live by and live in, our worldview, will—without much effort from us—interpret and assign meaning & value to much of yesterday’s events. Even filling in theContinue reading “This Is America”

5 Great Quotes: Bonhoeffer

Dietrich Bonhoeffer, German Theologian & Pastor About Dietrich Bonhoeffer Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906–1945) was a German pastor during World War II. He founded the Confessing Church, & resisted National Socialism’s religious policies. Bonhoeffer was executed for treasonous activity by the Third Reich a month before war ended. “When Christ calls a man, he bids him come andContinue reading “5 Great Quotes: Bonhoeffer”

Finding Normal

Learning resiliency when your routine is disrupted In 1940, Nazi bombers unleashed hell on the entire civilian population of London. For 57 days, German bombers rained +18,000 tons of explosives from the sky, every night. In spite of the terror and uncertainty, life pushed through the cracks, life in 1940 London carried on. War correspondentContinue reading “Finding Normal”

A Grand (Bully) President

There’s Washington, Lincoln, then Teddy. Get to know one of the most influential and originial presidents of the last century. Leaders: made, not born Theodore Roosevelt was the runt of his family. He was small, constantly sick, a bit of a homebody — and while he came from privilege, he built a life that tested his limits. IfContinue reading “A Grand (Bully) President”