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On Plucking Nose Hairs Jan. 04, 2019

Erick Erickson

One of my older sisters once dated a much older guy who had not yet come to terms with growing up. I... Read More

Undependence (Part 1) Dec. 19, 2018

Single File®

As regular readers know, that's no typo. "Undependence" is my word for wholeness, the ability to be ... Read More

Frosty Photos Dec. 15, 2018

Katiedid Langrock

"I can't take the picture if you're crying." Every parent who has ever attempted professional family... Read More

The Authenticity of the Virgin Birth Dec. 14, 2018

Erick Erickson

F. F. Bruce is one of those scholars I have had to spend a lot of time reading in seminary. He resea... Read More

Hidden Sodium Dec. 14, 2018

Nutrition News

Everybody has sodium in their diet; it's a fact of life. Sodium is an essential nutrient. Some of us... Read More

The Toss of a Coin Dec. 12, 2018

Single File®

Yes, singleness gives the power of being in charge of your life, but what about the sadness that we ... Read More

A Woman's Life, Illustrated Dec. 12, 2018

Connie Schultz

"Trump wants her to be speaker. It's perfect for him." — Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., of #Five... Read More

Those 'At-Risk' Kids Nov. 21, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Several years ago, Carl Hugebeck was teaching a course in character education in Bastrop, Texas, wit... Read More

Now That the Election Is Over, What's Different About Our Lives? Nov. 15, 2018

Armstrong Williams

On the evening of the 2018 midterm elections, we all sat glued to our televisions or to online webpa... Read More

The Joy of Flow Nov. 14, 2018

Single File®

When we're happy, everything seems to fall into place. We're in sync with the universe. Irritants sh... Read More

Accepting Responsibility Nov. 14, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Today, one of the laments we hear from employers, parents, educators, etc. is that it's difficult to... Read More

Don't Overlook the Obvious Nov. 07, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

One night in New York City, a steel plate covering a deep pothole became dislodged. Every time a car... Read More

Be Good to Yourself Oct. 31, 2018

Single File®

I just happened to be reading my book ("Single File," for you in Readerland who haven't yet done the... Read More

Decide Now, Benefit Now -- and Later Oct. 31, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

As a nation, our citizenry is getting older and older. At the turn of the century, the average perso... Read More

Myths of Happiness Oct. 24, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

Years ago, John Stossel and ABC News aired a fascinating program on happiness. Stossel exposed some ... Read More

Looking to the Future Oct. 17, 2018

Single File®

In any successful business, key people anticipate the future and make their plans accordingly. As ch... Read More

You're Not Lost -- You Just Need Directions Oct. 03, 2018

Classic Zig Ziglar

One day, a traveler in a remote country town, convinced that he was on the wrong road, came to a hal... Read More

Singleness as Adventure Sep. 26, 2018

Single File®

It's true that being single isn't all fun and dream dates; on-your-own-ness can feel downright lonel... Read More

Cleavage Contest Continues Sep. 17, 2018

Marc Dion

Not far from where I live, there's a Renaissance fair. In the advertisements for the event, "fair" i... Read More

Life in Short: a Bar Mitzvah, a Wedding and a Funeral Sep. 12, 2018

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — Oh, to go to a bar mitzvah, a wedding and a family friend's funeral. All in the f... Read More