Tag Archive for: Glory

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Upgrade: I’m With Him

  An upgrade makes all the difference when you're flying internationally. But who can afford the first class ticket? Mark and I spent the past week in Novi Sad, Serbia. Our trip back to the states would involve 24 hours of travel,…
The hidden life can be beautiful

Why Do I Resist a Hidden Life?

The Corona virus has forced us all into a hidden life, not just for ourselves, but to protect our neighbor. How will you and I manage it?

Praising and Raising “Glory Monsters” Part 2

We've been talking about how excessive praising produces "glory monsters." If that's true, how do we avoid raising our children to crave praise? We have to start with ourselves. Our own craving must be addressed before we can help our…

Praising and Raising “Glory Monsters” Part 1

In a world of selfies, how can we avoid raising little "glory monsters"? Should we mute the praise button? If not, how can our praise fill up rather than puff up our children? The morning we picked up our grandchildren from their summer…

Glory Hunger? Me Too.

  Glory hunger can strike without warning, causing us to hide and stuff our faces with glory junk food. Feeling empty we check FaceBook. An hour later we don't know where the time went, we just know we still feel empty. What were…