Like a Child

Lately I've thinking about how Jesus tells us to come to him as children. And I look at my son, at other children, how they fling themselves headlong into life-- Barreling forward, joyfully or cautiously depending on their nature, But onward they go, with no fear or flinching about what might lie ahead. In the beginning, [...]

Get in The Arena: Risking vulnerability through creativity

Last summer, I finally finished the book “Daring Greatly” by Brene Brown. The title, and much of the content of the book, are inspired by an excerpt from a speech by Theodore Roosevelt called Citizenship in a Republic. This well-known section is called “The Man in The Arena”: “It is not the critic who counts; [...]