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Not sure if there is a such thing as existential leadership but there are some ways in which I look to lead others in this way.  In postmodern times systems are required to explore change in ways that are different from previous generations.  In the past change was addressed with...

It's been an emotional week. My wife's father died last weekend. His funeral was yesterday. Theirs was a complicated relationship. He was a troubled man. But he tried, and the past couple years he has been more a part of our lives than previously. My wife wrote a beautiful eulogy...

I lived in a coastal climate for 6 months. It wasn't the town for our family but I miss the mystique of the coast. There is something about being near the ocean but not the "beach" that has real depth to it. Water, waves, rocks, driftwood, horizons, ferries, green. But...

The thing that I find most difficult about parenting is balancing giving my kids space to grow and be themselves on their own and when to guide, push, and challenge them. We started off doing much more of the former and have regretted some of those decisions. Our two older children...

I ended my last post inquiring about whether or not I mentioned that I drive a mini van. You may not know that so I thought I would take some time to fill you in. I drive a mini-van to work -- by myself. It's not the family van. No, we...

I'm really not a very good father. I thought I'd be better. I mean, there are certain things I do well and I believe my kids know I love them, but sometimes I feel like a cross between Bobcat Goldthwait and Samuel L Jackson. I never thought I would yell...

I hope to spend some time here writing about the challenges of parenting four children in this day and age and navigating the balance between children and self, world and home, personal growth and family growth....

Let’s ponder something for a second. What if addiction, continual substance abuse despite negative consequences, is a misguided spiritual process? Now, many people have said this, but they seem to be more focused on the idea that substance abuse or use is a “substitute” for meaning or spiritual transcendence. But...