The Temptation of Easy

Yesterday I ran the Occoneechee Mountain Trail near my house. It’s not really a mountain as much as a series of switchbacks and a couple of moderately steep hills, the type that require me to scramble forward with my butt low and stuck out like I’m entering a Kardashian backside-lookalike contest. On the steepest ascent,…

Happiness: Schedule Some!

It doesn’t matter if you’re striving for a crown of righteousness, shooting to win 72 virgins, craving a couple of hours to read a good book, or longing for a summer vacation, it’s easier to pull ourselves through the tough parts of today when we are holding on to the promise of something that makes us happy tomorrow.