Shall we ignore the fact that I haven’t blogged in almost six months and I never wrote that promised post about The Three Thrones’ book trailer?
Yes, I thought so.
That aside, I can’t ignore other things: for example, I don’t at all know what I have to say in this space. Continue reading “my mind is for sale on amazon”
Isn’t it strange how your one life, your one story, can intersect with so many others? In one week. In one day. In a moment.
I was riding into Atlanta with a friend the other day, slogging through traffic on I-85, when this really hit me. Creeping through ATL traffic is annoying as heck, but it forces you to slow down. For me, at least—I start looking at the cars around me. Wondering about the people who drive them. Where they’re coming from. Where they’re going.
My friend must’ve been thinking along the same lines, because he broke the silence.
“Maybe this is weird. But do you ever think about the fact that there are probably people on this road right now that you know? Like, how many times have you driven past someone you know without realizing it? Or someone you’ll meet in the future?” Continue reading “no accidental people”
In our whirlwind world, relationships are shallow and conversations circular.
Why don’t we dig deep? It’s hard to say. Maybe because it’s easy to skim the surface with superficial friendships, to define a relationship by the click of a button. Perhaps we just don’t want the work (and danger) of diving deep into another person’s heart. Or maybe we’re afraid—afraid others won’t understand, or that we’ll be hurt in the process.
But a terrifying possibility lurks beneath them all: we don’t know how. Maybe our culture no longer really knows how to forge deep relationships. Continue reading “Love Unconditionally”