Ridiculous facades and online “ministry”, plus better metrics

This weekend I fell down a rabbit hole by accident and this Monday morning I feel like I’m climbing back out as I begin my week… and I’m disgusted by it.

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The only hero anyone ever needs

Our culture loves to champion it’s heroes and heroic stories.

Yet, what defines a hero?

Is a hero the man who dies while saving people from a burning building? Or the person who dies while blowing up a building filled with ordinary people?

Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) explained,

‘Whoe’er excels in what we prize, appears a hero in our eyes.’

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Does this make me look like I’m trying too hard?

If you’re not careful, exactly what you’re trying your hardest to gain is what you’ll lost the most of.

I tend to run from anything that makes me look like I’m trying too hard.

Yet in reality, you can know that I’m trying extremely hard at nearly everything and anything I do.

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I could write a book on that

Is it humble to play smaller than we are in an area so that others don’t feel as big in an area?

I’ve often made the statement, “I could write a book on that.” I’ve only recently, for no reason that I’m consciously aware of, started thinking about what that sounds like to others when I say that… Possibly offensive? I’m not sure yet if I even really care… but I might?

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