5 Dos & Don’ts When Dining Out with Your Son 

A privileged, white male mansplains how to raise kind boys A restaurant dining-room can be a very important classroom—or social-construction-site—for our sons. It provides the intimacy of family within a larger public space, as well as the engagement of “strangers”…

Why some prayers aren’t answered:

Today, in my morning devotions and meditations, I did some online research to see how modern thinkers answer the question of why God sometimes does not answer our prayers. I was really disappointed to find so many articles that blamed…

Do you participate only as a leader?

Do you tend to participate in groups only as a leader? Really think about this for a second. When was the last time that you weren’t a committee-chair or chapter-president or section-manager? Did you do well there? Did you thrive? Or…

#1010thx

It’s October 10th (10/10). For the last several years, I have made a habit of using this date as an excuse to make another gratitude list; a list of 10, of course. Shared now, should it be of interest.  The…

“Grab a Vase, Granny”

This is from my journal, many years ago, when my grandmother was living with me before I moved to Africa. Yesterday, I wondered why Grandma wasn’t coming out of her room. I had suggested that she go into her room…