Author: Dennis Ritchie

Dis-encouragement, By Prayer?

Encouragement isn’t easy sometimes. But it can be learned. And in order to learn how to do something, you must first do it really badly. But let me encourage you (I hope). No matter what, don’t stop trying....

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Dis-encouragement, What Doesn’t Work

First, a definition: dis·en·cour·age transitive verb \dis-in-ˈkər-ij, -ˈkə-rij, dis-en-\ dis·en·cour·ageden·dis·cour·ag·ing Definition of DIS-ENCOURAGE 1) a : to ATTEMPT TO inspire with courage, spirit, or hope BUT FAIL:...

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The Power of Perspective

A change in perspective is a magical thing. It can stand your world on its head in an instant. Nothing at all has changed, except the way you think. Still, everything has changed. But you can’t keep perspective. Your brain...

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Recovery Weekend

There are three rough stages to a crisis: encouragement, resilience and recovery. Life is never so neat as to organize itself into perfect stages but this is my general experience. On Thursday we experienced a compressed version...

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