Who Am I: Know Your Makeup

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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.

Marriage: Should’ve, Would’ve, Could’ve Been—and Can Be Again


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 […]

5 Risks Everyone Should Take


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 […]