Don’t solve your kid’s problems

Over the years, I have encountered kids that struggle with how to deal with even the slightest amount of adversity. Some of these were children of parents who tried to build a “problem-free” world for their kid. I have also witnessed kids that navigate challenging situations and come through the experience better because of it….

You are going the wrong way

It’s fascinating to me to see a driver going the wrong way on a one-way street. The most interesting thing is how other drivers choose to engage the wrong-way driver. Some people just do their best to stay away from the car, while other drivers take it on themselves to correct the driver just to…

Sit down and start rowing

When I think about the struggle that kids and their families are experiencing I think about boats. Humans have used some form of a boat for at least 7,000 years. Just think about how many stories and poems have water travel at the center of the literary work. What about the scores of songs written…

The devil doesn’t like trains

My secondary title of this blog is: “Oh, don’t you let the devil ride…” Several gospel artists recorded their version of the song, but it was first recorded in 1969 by Gospel artist Brother Joe May. The song goes on to say that if you let the devil ride, he’s going to want to drive….