Up and Out!

Recently, a friend of mine whom I’ve always known to be optimistic and full of life—invariably ready for the next adventure–told me he was feeling out of sorts; that he was feeling “blah” and kind of “down.” Even though we’ve spent… Read More ›

The Falling Man

  This is a true story. I am walking down the street. Late winter. Late morning. Dull cold. Chicago. Everything overexposed in too bright light. I look down at my feet and see the stuff that’s been accumulating all winter… Read More ›

Chewbacca Joy

The video that Candace Payne, a.k.a. “Chewbacca Mom” uploaded to facebook went viral within hours, racking up over 47,000,000 views (and counting.) Due to her sudden extraordinary popularity, this unpretentious, Texas homemaker got invited to be a guest on the Late… Read More ›

Hello, Stranger!

We’re all on the Road to Emmaus. So, look around and see who’s walking alongside you. Pay attention to the “burning of your heart within you.” That stranger behind you may be the one who’ll save your life. (click on… Read More ›

Shining Faces

Winters in which there is an abundance of snow find many adults across the country complaining about having to shovel their driveways and sidewalks, but for millions of young people it’s a dream come true—a winter wonderland in which to… Read More ›