your daily rock : you belong

Years ago when I was working for a nonprofit organization in Washington, D.C., I reported directly to the CEO, but wasn’t a Vice President like all his other direct reports. I wasn’t a VP, and I wasn’t even a Director, at the time. A new CEO was...

your daily rock : plant the seed

Tess and I planted seeds this spring: peas, radishes, limas, squash, tomatoes, basil, kale, arugula, poppies, sunflowers, and cone flowers. We planted them in faith that some of those seeds might sprout. We planted them long before they would sprout. Watered them...

your daily rock : happy is a choice

We don’t choose our circumstances a lot of the time. But we choose how we are in those circumstances. I recognize that “happy is a choice” simplifies the issue. For anyone living with depression, for example, it’s not true or easy. But for many...

your daily rock : love without reservation

Yes, I know what you’re thinking: “I can’t or won’t really love without reservation, because I’ve been hurt before.” We all have. We all have beautiful scars. The question is whether we let someone else determine our future, whether...