vol. 13, num. 2 :: 2014.01.24 — 2014.02.06
The old saying claims that “winners never quit,” but sometimes they do: they quit jobs to pursue dreams or downward mobility, they quit destructive physical or emotional or economic habits. Stories of quitting to win -- or meaning to. Soon.
On a store closing and a first driving lesson.
Calling all students -- and myself -- to turn toward the upside-down Kingdom (again).
Learning to trust the decisions we make in third grade.
To Africa and back again.
Leaving pastoral ministry ... and leaving God?
An important lesson for moving yourself and your organization forward.
Looking back on a formative childhood decision.
Reconsidering a family trait for persistence.
On the pressures of orchestrating "the most important day of your life."
A resigned nurse learns to be still and value a new kind of productivity.
S. Brent Plate reviews Oscar-nominee Steve McQueen’s 2011 film Shame.
Stories of people who quit everything in their lives that they hated, and what happened to them afterwards.
Even in a country you know by heart
its hard to go the same way twice
the life of the going changes.
The chances change and make a new way.
Any tree or stone or bird
can be the bud of a new direction. The
natural correction is to make intent
of accident. To get back before dark
is the art of going.
“Traveling at Home” from Traveling at Home
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