Our Sense of Urgency

When we evaluate ourselves daily, we should feel as if we accomplished something, profound or not, within that day. Our pride is fueled by how we see ourselves and how others perceive us. Our ambition in our lives is a catalyst for career growth. Limited ambition equals less likelihood of advancement. A declined probability for…

Resilience

One of the first things they teach you in the Army is resilience. The best way to teach this involves pain and discomfort. My many encounters with this lesson were ingrained in my mind, as was the point of most things the Army (or life) teaches you. Resilience is not handed to you when you…

The Prodigal Son’s Brother

No. The title isn’t meant to be literal. I have thought a lot about this parable (Luke 15:11-32) and I think that it is likely one of the more popular. We can apply many aspects of it to our life and typically when thinking about a sinful past we often compare ourselves to the prodigal…

A Blink in Time

People lead different lives. Never has there been a truer statement. It’s been a decade since I graduated high school and I have accomplished a lot. My life has been moving at a pace that I would say is almost on fast forward. I test drove college at the University of Kansas back in 2008…