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The Danger of Heroes

The Danger of Heroes

Quarantine has transformed so many things we thought we understood before: what work looks like, the inequities of our political and economic systems, and our trust in institutions such as news outlets and government agencies. One of those things that’s changed the most for me is my view of the people that inspire me, the people I look up to. My heroes.

I don’t mean my historical, athletic, or artistic heroes. Those I have always had a healthier relationship with because I know not to mistake specialized genius for moral virtue (although if this wasn’t...

FootBlog Vol. 2: Silly Season

FootBlog Vol. 2: Silly Season

We have entered what many football fans call “silly season.” This is the time of year when only a couple of teams in the...

The FootBlog: How My Obsession with Football Hurt My Soul

The FootBlog: How My Obsession with Football Hurt My Soul

It started in middle school. I had just moved from one class to another, joining a group of friends from kindergarten I hadn’t been...

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When It’s All Said and When It’s All Done

When It’s All Said and When It’s All Done

Today is Monday, November 02, 2020, one day before what is considered to be the most important election our nation has ever experienced. Polling...

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Thanksgiving Prepping

Thanksgiving Prepping

We had several friends over for dinner tonight for a pre-Thanksgiving Thanksgiving…It made we want to look up some quotes that I had looked...

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Are You Really Pro-Life [Part 2]

Are You Really Pro-Life [Part 2]

If you who haven’t had a chance to check out part one, you can find it here or here. For the big changes that...

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When Engaging with an Antagonist

When Engaging with an Antagonist

Why do I keep on going back?

I’ve repeatedly vowed to distance myself from the current soap box cyberspace when certain “discussions” turn south. It’s...

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How to Move Mountains

How to Move Mountains

Lao Tzu – the ancient mystic Chinese philosopher (how’s that for a title) – is quoted having said: “A journey of a thousand miles...

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Race and a House Divided

Race and a House Divided

We are in a war.

“Quite observant of you”, you might say sarcastically. But I’m not talking about the warlike terrain that is sweeping across...

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The Wholeness Diagram

The Wholeness Diagram

I’ve got two kids. My wife does too. They are the same ones. They couldn’t be more different.

I don’t remember doing anything different trying...

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