Growing Grit

Growing Grit

“I thought it would be more fun than this.  I would have never let you bring me if I’d have known it would be like this.” These words poured forth from my soaked and shivering 14-year-old daughter as she sobbed on my shoulder in the Brunswick, Nebraska Community...
Can Money Buy Happiness?

Can Money Buy Happiness?

A student asked me recently for my thoughts on money and happiness. Here are her questions and my responses. Do you think that money can buy happiness? Why or why not? Money can buy freedom— the freedom to fully pursue passions, to start a business, to get instruction...
Screenagers

Screenagers

Television programming has emerged from its ‘Love Boat’ Dark Ages and entered its Enlightenment. One site celebrates “more than 500 scripted shows set to air in 2018.” Movie stars– Brandon Fraser, Paul Giamatti, et al– are starring on the small screen. ...