What is getting ahead?

Americans tend to view getting ahead as acquiring more stuff. Houses, cars, furniture, appliances, vacation homes, boats, motorcycles, and more define where we believe we stand measured against other people. As Roxy and I were taking our walk today we met two little boys and their mother. The boys asked if they could pet Roxy,…

The Best Laid Plans…Aren’t

Somebody once said that God writes straight with crooked lines. That's a little to cute for my tastes, but it's nevertheless true. We try, we plan, we decide, we get it all figured out - and what we end up with is epic failure. We lock ourselves in only to find ourselves in chains and…