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Seriously, Is This All There Is?

Seriously, Is This All There Is?

If you enjoy the first three levels on Maslow’s hierarchy, every day, almost without thinking, who is better equipped than you to help someone who doesn’t even have level one?

Whether across the world or across the street, those people are everywhere, and you - middle to upper class American women - are in a position to send your elevator back down help them up.

And actually, that’s where your own joy and esteem is found.

God Still Speaks & Here's How I Know

God Still Speaks & Here's How I Know

On Friday, I was lying on my couch icing a pulled psoas muscle and crying when Sam called and said,

"Hey, a poster tube came in the mail for you."

I stopped crying, bolted upright, cried again and said, "there's only one place sending me a poster."

Sure enough, in the tube were the two posters I asked for with note that said, "Thanks for liking our wine!" 

Whoa. Jesus. More crying.

LeBron and the Art of Chucking Starfish

LeBron and the Art of Chucking Starfish

Years from now, God Willing, LeBron's I Promise school will be a model, a force for change and most importantly have mushroom clouds of impact all over the country. My prayer for LeBron is that legions of kids will get a shot at something greater because he took what was in his hand and threw it down.