Goat Skulls

Goat Skulls

My son Caleb collects goat skulls.  Not baseball cards, or stamps or bugs.  Goat skulls.  Of course, this kind of thing can only last as long as there are skulls to be found on our property – and already, the number of them that we bring home from our walks has...
Open Doors

Open Doors

Maybe you have read Blue Like Jazz.If you haven’t, make a point of doing so.Soon.Donald Miller’s honest approach to faith is so thoughtful and refreshing that his insight and voice will stick with you long after you finish. This weekend in Lexington, I was blessed...
Talking Donkeys

Talking Donkeys

I just spent a week grading Advanced Placement essays in Louisville, Kentucky. This explains the lower number of blog posts of late. It also marks the 5th summer I have had the privilege to do so, each of which has been filled with memorable insights from the younger...
Boredom

Boredom

Last night, I couldn’t fall asleep.  Maybe I had too much caffeine during the day – quite likely since I’m having to stay awake while grading AP essays all day in Louisville right now…about Middlemarch.  Maybe I stayed up too late with my good friend Matt Logsdon,...
Faithful with Little

Faithful with Little

Have you ever tried to raise $150,000 in 5 months? If you have, call me now and tell me the secret…please! If you haven’t, let me share an inside look. First off, asking someone for money is humbling. It’s an open admission that you can’t do something by yourself,...
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