Crossroads: Pride

As Americans, we focus a lot on accomplishments. We give trophies to kids who win at sports. We sometimes ask “what did you accomplish today?” We focus on the accomplishments of others and reward them for it.

Our Stories Will Probably Be Small, But They Will Matter

Sometimes I get discouraged because I feel like my story is very small. I live in a small city. I go to a small church in a land where churches can be quite enormous.

Formations 12.07.2014: Avoiding the Comparison Trap

The more we use social media—Twitter, Facebook, and the like—the more temptations we find to compare our accomplishments with those of our friends and colleagues. Who has achieved an impressive career milestone?