This is an excerpt from my new book about discipleship, How to Colonize Mars, due out in the Fall.
I hate wasps. Fast, flying, and stinging. I saw a dead one the other day. I liked that. But then a thought occurred to me…some people are a lot like wasps.
When you’re lost in the foliage, everything and nothing looks like the path. So…what do you do?
The difference between passive listening and active listening, and 3 practical ways you can begin active listening in your prayer time.
Some things are too important to mess up. But ironically, it’s for this reason we often make a mess of things. I am learning again, from my children, a way forward.
Life isn’t about perfection, it’s about not quitting. It’s about moving forward in spite of imperfections. And that’s a whole lot harder to do than say.
Why this makes you more responsible, and, in the process, forces you into the life Jesus intended.
How do we go from a world of superficial friends to community of actual friends? One way is to think in questions. This changes your focus from you to them.