identity

Defining God by Circumstances

“You stand and fall by your definitions.” That’s something my friend and mentor Mike Wells used to say a lot. I’ve been working on a book about identity recently, and have realized how identity is really your definition of yourself. And this definition of yourself is often quite errant. We fall a lot because of…

Have You Become a Lava Monster?

It’s not often that a kids’ movie cuts me to the core with meaning and emotion. For those of you with small kids, you know how often these movies are watched. And after a while, I start to tune out of the songs and silliness. Moana, however, made me weep. For those of you who…

Have You Forgotten Who You Are?

I watched the last game of the World Series this year. Not because I like baseball (sorry, baseball fans, but I fully support you liking it!) but more because everyone was talking about it being an historic game. After it was over, they interviewed one of the coaches of the winning team. The reporter asked…