Building a Flourishing Culture: Why Unconditional Love is Not the Answer

Building a Flourishing Culture: Why Unconditional Love is Not the Answer

For years, I’ve heard people talk about “unconditional love” and it sounded so right. I’ve been rethinking the idea lately. Unconditional love seems so passive. Here’s how it works: You do something that offends me or hurts me. I sit and wait for you to come and ask for forgiveness. When you finally come to me, as the gracious king on the throne I grant...

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Diversity: Now I See that I Had it All Wrong

Diversity: Now I See that I Had it All Wrong

For years I thought that I understood the importance of diversity. I thought that it was all about fairness and giving oppressed people an opportunity to catch up. Then I had a conversation that completely opened my eyes. Now I see that I’ve had it all wrong. Diversity is actually all about valuing people who are different that I am. It’s about seeing from a different perspective. It’s about depth perception. I now enthusiastically seek out diversity because…

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