Remaining in the background when things aren’t right isn’t right at all (Sneak peek into the prequel)

  “You’re disappointed in me,” Pere concluded. “Well, it won’t be the last time, I’m sure. Being a commander, or even an adult, doesn’t mean we know always what’s right. We have to trust the nudges to do what we believe is right. And I think as long as you try to do the right … Continue reading Remaining in the background when things aren’t right isn’t right at all (Sneak peek into the prequel)

If you don’t like “their game,” then for everyone’s sake, just leave it!

Today I’m going to tell you the secret to everlasting happiness: you don’t have to respond to everything that flashes your way, especially if it’s “not your game.” Do you remember this rule from your childhood: “If you don’t like our rules, then you don’t have to play”? Now, that may sound harsh—and it was usually … Continue reading If you don’t like “their game,” then for everyone’s sake, just leave it!

“Being offended” is not as admirable a trait as you may think it is

Taking offense and being insulted have elevated into national pastimes. Find any article posted online anywhere and read (if you dare) the comments. You’ll find a flurry of, “I’m so offended at . . .” or “I can’t believe someone would write . . .” or “Once again, another insulting article has been published by … Continue reading “Being offended” is not as admirable a trait as you may think it is