Little Princes

I just finished reading the book, Little Princes: One Man’s Promise to Bring Home the Lost Children of Nepal, by Conor Grennan. I picked up a copy of the book based on the recommendation of Claire Diaz-Ortiz in her 2012 reading list. The book didn’t disappoint. Conor was a young …

Fundraising Tips

Here’s a short article that I wrote recently for my co-workers’ participation in the Big Brothers Big Sisters of Flint Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraiser. I think there are some good tips here, and I don’t want this article to get lost in Facebook: We’re one week away from the …

An Introvert’s Language

I’ve known for quite a while that I’m an introvert, probably since I was first “diagnosed” as an INTJ. After reading more about INTJs and giving it some thought, it made perfect sense — it really accurately described me. So I was excited to learn of a book, Quiet: The …

Using Evernote for to-do lists

For years, I’ve struggled with finding something — anything — that fits my work flow and provides me with a to-do list that I’ll actually use. I’ve tried numerous websites and apps on my iPhone, but nothing really seems to stick with me. At the same time, I’ve been using Evernote for …

Freedom in Grace

Whenever religion becomes leverage, it ceases to be the religion of Jesus. The gospel of God’s grace takes away the leverage. Why? Because if I am forgiven without condition, you cannot make me feel guilty. If God loves me, you can’t manipulate me by threatening to take away your love. …