Category: Guest post

  • Dead Dreams and Godly Visions

    The first chapter of Life Cartography, the Book, is “Don’t follow your dreams.” Here is a piece my wife wrote about dead dreams. I think its worth your time. It first appeared on FB here.  Dead Dreams and Godly Visions

  • The bullet holes in your marriage.

    With the Ray Rice debacle no where near being done, I ran across this article on and thought I’d repost today. Original article appeared here. Written by David Porter, the Coffee Stains guy Several years ago an agent of the Drug Enforcement Administration was lecturing a group of kids about gun safety. As he […]

  • Confessions of a Closet Cheerleader

    Today, our guest post is from Tabby Finton. Tabby is a regular contributor to Bridging the Gap blog. She and her husband Steve Lead Abundant Life in Blaine, Mn. Be True to You  or “Confessions of a Closet Cheerleader”– Tabby Finton It took me long enough to figure it out, but I’m a cheerleader at heart. […]

  • Know thy neighbor

    This is a guest post by Linda Feriera. Linda blogs at I strongly suggest you read her post on Boys will be Boys. You can also find her on twitter. Know thy Neighbor . . Growing up, my mother, just like most mothers, encouraged us to do our best in school, make right choices and […]

  • How to be popular: Life Lesson #27

    The secret to popularity. The first popular kid I remember from school was in 4th or 5th grade. From then on, the popularity contest ran full swing until graduation night, populating the hallways of highschool with “in” kids and everyone else, “cool” kids and everyone else. These were rarified airs to travel in, and being […]

  • Life is not school. Life Lesson #26

    Life is not school. “Man, I got in trouble for that one.” A friend told me about something he was called onto the carpet for at work. Really? In trouble? Define that, will ya? School, particularly the western model, begins around age 5 with kindergarden. For a minimum of the next 13 years, and often […]