Posts Tagged ‘obligation’

Why It Is NOT Better to Give than Receive

giving and receiving

When you start questioning Bible verses, you know you’re in trouble. And yet, I am questioning the wisdom of a well-known bit of scripture: It is better to give than to receive. Over the last few weeks, and with a little trepidation about errant lightning bolts, I’ve decided I disagree. It seems to me that […]


What It’s Really Like Living on the Road

I had the strangest encounter in San Diego earlier this month while attending BlogHer. On more than one occasion, a blogger who had been following my family’s cross-country road trip pulled me aside, lowered her voice, and asked, “so tell me what it’s really like.” The conspiratory tone was as common as the squeals and […]


How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Like – Part 2

This is the second post in a series about “How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Like.” The first can be found here. The less time you spend doing things that you don’t enjoy, the more time you have to pursue your passions and create a life you love. The less time you spend doing […]


How To Stop Doing Things You Don’t Enjoy – Part 1

I wrote a post in January about choosing quality over quantity in three areas of your life: your relationships, your stuff, and your time. In that post, I said: Choosing quality over quantity does not mean getting a lot done. What it does mean is spending as much of your time as possible doing what […]