A few years ago, our house flooded so badly we had to gut the house and take it down to the studs. It was at this time that our contractor found some problems with our house’s foundation. There were some cracks and deterioration in the pillars that were holding up the house. My contractor explained that if we didn’t fix the foundation, we could do all the framing, drywall, painting to make the house look nice all we wanted but without making the foundation sound, we’d always struggle to have a firm structure.
The young woman didn’t notice the disappointed look on her husband’s face. She was on her fifth consecutive night of watching The Crown. All day, she had looked forward to the next episode. Her husband had wanted to connect with her all week, but after she put the kids down, she practically ran to the […]
Even before our wedding day, I had a picture of a perfect union with Susan and our future life together. My expectations were all good times and that we would not eventually face tough times. But as the years went by, I often thought to myself, Our marriage should’ve been easier than this. It would’ve been […]
What makes a person pursue what seems impossible or conclude that taking risks is a good idea? What makes someone climb Mt. Everest, or pursue a cure for an illness, or achieve a championship? What makes an ancient Jewish fisherman named Peter, who knew the dangers of the water better than most, decide to step […]