Finding Your Creativity

At a recent dinner party, I threw out a simple question that had most of the guests stumped: “What’s your hobby?” Of the six people there only one could confidently answer that he had what could legitimately be considered a hobby. The rest of us used excuses that all...

Stories That Transform

Last week, I was sitting in a high school lecture hall, listening to thirty sophomores perform  short monologues– and I was mesmerized. I chuckled, I got choked up. I was at times sad, hopeful and motivated. Were these monologues about unusual people in extraordinary...

Making Space for God

Technically my friend Laura was speaking the words, but I started to get the feeling they were words right from God to me. I was at my leadership group last week, and Laura was describing her five day silent retreat. Her goal was to eliminate as many distractions as...