Author Archives: Chris

Immeasurable by Skye Jethani

I picked up Futureville a couple of years ago on a whim. I had never heard of Skye Jethani and, to be completely honest, I didn’t fully realize what the book would be about (I thought it was going to be … Continue reading

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November Goals

It’s normal to start setting goals in November, right? I mean, who waits until the New Year? In an effort to put into practice some of the things I learned while reading Jon Acuff’s Finish, I want to start setting goals … Continue reading

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Inktober 2017

I decided about a week into October that I wait participate in Inktober. One drawing, in ink, every day. It was a lot of fun and one of the conclusions I came to is that, if I can find a … Continue reading

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Finish: Chapter Five – Leave Your Hiding Places and Ignore Noble Obstacles

“When we dare to focus, a thousand other things beg for our attention.” p75 I may or may not be watching an episode of the new Ducktales cartoon as I ironically type the above quote. How to uncover my hiding places? … Continue reading

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Finish: Chapter Four – Make It Fun If You Want It Done

 “Perfectionism believes that the harder something is, the more miserable something is, the better it is. The fourth lie it tells you is: Fun doesn’t count.” p47 Ain’t that the truth. “Perfectionism and fun are like oil and water. They … Continue reading

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Finish: Chapter Three – Choose What To Bomb

“Kids are a crisis. They’re a beautiful crisis, but they’re a crisis nonetheless. No one tells you this because they want you to have kids too, so that the species survives.” p32 That quote has nothing to do with choosing … Continue reading

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Finish: Chapter Two – Cut Your Goal In Half

“Most of us believe the old adage, ‘Shoot for the moon. Even if you miss, you’ll land among the stars,’ but that’s not how life really works. The all-or-nothing mentality of perfectionism tells us that close enough doesn’t count. The … Continue reading

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