In today’s celebrity and personality-focused culture, we tend to only highlight a person’s external actions. We make much of the people who are vibrant on social media, the people who do extreme things, and the people who are loud with their opinions. Meanwhile, we ignore or gloss over the small, meek, and quiet. This imbalance […]
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“And Jesus, looking at him, loved him . . .” –Mark 10:21 This article is based off the 2nd episode of the JesusHacks podcast where Bobby Ross explains his practice of looking at people. To gain context for this article, listen to the episode here. Society today is losing the art of looking at a […]
We can’t stop trouble from happening. It’s a sneaky foe that likes to surprise us. Sometimes, it comes up when we least expect it. But while we can’t stop it from ever happening, we can put measures in place to prevent more trouble from happening. My friend knows about these measures, and to illustrate it, […]
I am well aware that mental energy is something you can exhaust. After writing difficult articles and doing tedious work, I feel my mind has reached its limit. The problem with this is, I’m frustrated I can’t squeeze out more work when I feel like this. I want to do more work—though I realize I’m […]
My wife and I are trying something new: sitting still in a moment. It might not sound innovative or exciting, but it is against the grain of what society today does. We’ve made a habit out of our busyness, so much so that it affects the culture of our mind. In moments when we choose […]
Many of my friends claim to be overcommitted, but when they do so, a strange thing happens: they say it with a smile. Though we might complain and groan about it, we love to stay busy. We love that we have plans, that our schedules are brewing with activities, that we are productive and not […]
Many people applaud how seriously I take my endeavors. But if I’m honest with you, I struggle with it. There are many times where I struggle to hold my life with open hands. I fight and wrestle to make my dreams become a reality because I hold them within high regards. This is why I […]