Tag Archives: regrets

On the will of God

We’re constantly making choices about how we spend our time. We’re also living with the consequences of those choices. Of course, how we choose to spend our days is how we end up spending our lives.1 All the big and little choices we make every day make us who we are and determine the quality […]

Choices in the wilderness

“The distresses of choice,” W.H. Auden observed, “are our chance to be blessed.” Not just any choices, mind you, but the distressing ones, the ones that test your character, define your center of values, clarify your priorities. Choices that define the world in which we live. Choices that reveal whether we’re ready for the life […]

Two lessons from the Mayflower

The day on which I write this is the anniversary 395 years ago of the sailing of the ship Mayflower for the New World. It was chartered by a group of merchants known as “the London Adventurers” and carried 102 settlers. I can only guess what visions and dreams motivated those Adventurers and settlers. I’d […]

Why you need to stay hungry

Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for righteousness, Jesus said. Blessed are those who hunger and thirst for what? Most people today, when asked what they hunger and thirst for, probably would not say “righteousness.” My hunch is, if I ask you what you’re living for, you might list several things, but righteousness would […]