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What is right and wrong about “Just Not Sorry”

Sorry, I am no expert, but I just think we need to talk about how we actually communicate. Does that make any sense?

What did you think of that sentence? It sounds like it is coming from a feeble unsure human. But as crazy as it sounds I have been known to craft sentences like this in the past. When I don’t think too hard about it, my speech and writing is sprinkled with this type of language.

There has been a lot of talk around the inter web lately about the way this language undermines itself.  A new app, Just Not Sorry, is making a big splash. The app searches your emails for this unproductive language and explains to you why you should not use it. Pretty savvy. The concept caught the nation’s attention with a shampoo ad of all things. Read More →

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Finding Balance in Work and Life

Have you ever struggled to find balance in your day? To feel like you are doing all of things you want to accomplish and being in all of the places you want to be? Do you feel like you are getting sucked down a black hole in one area of your life and have nothing to give in other areas?

If you answered yes, then you and I have something in common. I have been searching over the last couple years to understand what my ideal work situation would look like. I am still not totally sure, but am committed to continue to search.

It is easy to feel guilty, like it is okay to live days overwhelmed or unsatisfied because it is just part of our suffering for Christ. Didn’t God say in Genesis that we were going to have to toil? Read More →

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