Wisdom to Dream Another Way

When I was in my early teens, I thought I knew what I wanted to be when I grew up: the host of a morning talk show.  I used to pretend that our family living-room was a TV studio.  I…

Where do we go from here?

“Love many, but trust few.”  So read the words in an answer to a question I offered to Ugandan men in my continued research.  (I am looking into how Ugandan men describe the tools they use to navigate life.) The…

A Failing Grace

I wonder if Christ would have refused to construct furniture for a Lesbian couple or anyone else, or if He would have used the opportunity as an entrée into their lives, and they into His.  And I further wonder if…

5 Leadership Lessons from the Headlines of 2013

1.  There is a time to speak While the jury is still out (figuratively and literally) on Edward Snowden’s decision to make public so many American secrets, the leadership lesson remains: Have the courage to act on conviction even in…