what to do when you feel like you don’t have enough time

Imagine this: a small hole in a wall, perhaps only a half-inch in circumference, and it needs to be patched with spackle. If you try to repair a small hole with a ton of spackle, it’s useless. As soon as you cram some in, the excess slides out. It won’t fit. Widening the hole to […]


the courage toolbox: discernment

Discernment: “the ability to see and understand people, things, or stituations clearly and intelligently” –Merriam-Webster   Discernment is a key tool when practicing courage. It’s the razor’s edge between the kind of crazy that pulls a few all-nighters to proudly meet a launch deadline…and pulling all-nighters until you run yourself into the ground. It’s the […]


What courage really looks like

I was having a conversation with Andrea Owen about courage when I said, “I don’t think that I’m courageous because I do these big, grandiose things with my life. On paper, my life is pretty ordinary–husband, house, kid, career, and always plenty of laundry to do.” Yet a lot of people end up here, at […]