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A Different Kind of Treasure

The sheer amount of stuff two people can accumulate in a few years is just flabbergasting. I know this because my wife …

Scars

So I have this really ugly scar sitting on the knuckle of my left ring finger. Like most scars, I acquired it …

Free*

There are few things in this life that raise my suspicions as high as something marked “Free*.” It’s a word you’ll find …

on Learning to Do Good

After some 6,000 years of human history, I think we should all be able to agree: Humanity has no idea what it’s …

on Pride and Prejudice and Pianos

Happy Sabbath, all! “I certainly have not the talent which some people possess,” said Darcy, “of conversing easily with those I have …

on My Umizoomi Car

Shabbat shalom! In the world of my two-year-old nephew Mark, there are few things in life that rival the joy of a …

on Living as Ambassadors

Shabbat shalom! In 1961, members of the United Nations adopted and ratified a treaty called the “Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations,” which …

Tears in God’s Bottle

Sabbath peace, all. “You number my wanderings; Put my tears into Your bottle; Are they not in Your book?” (Psalm 56:8) At …

on Ripping Your Muscles

Shabbat shalom! Muscles are peculiar, in that if you want to improve them, you have to rip them. And I don’t mean …

on Satan’s Game

It’s impossible to miss now. I hear it in conversations. It’s plastered all over my Facebook news feed. And I feel it …

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