I have one meeting every week where there are only 3 invitees. And of the three – I’m the only human. Continue reading one human, one canine, one divine
These guys are amazing. Seriously. I sat there on the beach, iPad in one hand, coffee in the other to have my reading day. I had a towel to sit on and a hoodie to keep me warm. They had wetsuits and boards, and were out there in the water surfing. There were men, women, and multiple generations in the water, but it was the steady stream of these older dudes that kept grabbing my attention. And then it hit me. I desperately want to be an old man surfer. Continue reading I want to be an old man surfer.
Yesterday our team gathered for lunch at our place. As a re-plant, I’m the only member of the staff who is full-time at the church, so we flow on a meeting schedule that allows for a good mix of communication and connection without burning everyone out with extra meetings. Continue reading multi-tasking in a couple of minutes
Most of us have heard the difference between pessimism and optimism described as people who see the glass as either “half-full” or “half-empty.” The other day I told a mentor that I’m not really pessimistic or optimistic. I’m just realistic. ‘The water level is *draws a line* right there.
Pessimists, Optimists & Realists are all useful to the Kingdom. But each and every type can get absolutely STUCK when we spend our time staring at a glass at the midway point. Continue reading Half-Full, Half-Empty, and why I really don’t care.