Shared thoughts and lessons on pursuing a well-lived life.

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Who I Love, and Love to Spend the Quiet With

I’m composing this as my wife lays in the next room peacefully asleep with our son. Today seems like a typical Saturday. Breakfast at home, a few errands in the morning, a day out together, podcasts on the road, cuddles in bed, and quick naps in the afternoon. Except it isn’t a typical Saturday: first, today is a Monday, and second, it’s Krisha’s birthday. I think about how differently we could be celebrating today. Perhaps

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On Self-control

“Whoever is slow to anger is better than the mighty, and he who rules his spirit than he who takes a city.” ‭‭Proverbs‬ ‭16:32‬ ‭ESV‬‬ “A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” Proverbs 25:28 ESV

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The saddest aspect of life

The saddest aspect of life right now is that science gathers knowledge faster than society gathers wisdom – Isaac Asimov Book of Science and Nature Quotations (1988)

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How to Persist? Encourage Others

  One of my tried and tested methods of busting out of really tough days is by deliberately encouraging a friend. If I am not careful, less-than-ideal days trigger a plunge into unproductive introspection that focuses too much on self than improving the situation. Before I know it, what could otherwise have been a healthy reflection at day’s end turns into anything but helpful. Encouraging others in these situations helps here. There’s something about intentionally

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