December 3, 2019

Parables

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 “We’re all a work in progress, ” the old man says as he lowers himself into the chair across from the journalist. They are sitting in the employee lounge area of A New Life Grocers. The space is ample and looks more like a customer-facing area than

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November 26, 2019

Principles

We’re wired for addition. It’s easier to look at our lives and see what we’re missing than it is to see what we need to take away — not feeling fulfilled? Add something to your life. Need a better job? A flashier car? How about a bigger house? If only you could add one more

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November 22, 2019

Parables

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 “This is where it all began, ” gestured the old man. “Of course, this isn’t what it looked like in the early ’80s, but the premise is the same.” The old man and the journalist stood just inside the doors of A New Life Grocers, the flagship

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November 19, 2019

Parables

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 If you haven’t read it yet, here is a link to part one. “Happiness isn’t the end of the story; it’s the beginning, ” the old man said just before taking a long drink of his orange juice. Setting his glass back down on the breakfast table,

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November 13, 2019

Parables

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 Part 4 Slowly he sips his wine, savoring its delicate balance of peach, apple, and oak as he looks across the valley below from the window of his den. He never tires from watching the setting sun turn the sky a mix of pinks and purples as it makes

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