On The Shore

I really want a cheeseburger. Trust me, I know how easy it is to get a cheeseburger right now, but we all know what I really miss. I want to go get a cheeseburger. I want to walk into a restaurant, sit down in a booth that might have been cleaned 2 shifts ago, and...

Let’s Talk About Grief

Grief is consuming. It’s a tough reality to grasp—a reality I’m almost nervous to write about. But we have a hope in our grief, and I want to expose that hope. In order to do that, though, I have to explain grief the only way I know how: my personal experience. In...

Building Patience The Annoying Way

  I hate exercising. I know what you’re thinking: “Dieter! How on earth can you hate exercise when you keep such an amazing figure!” But I’ll tell you the same thing I tell my ego: “Stop making stupid jokes.” I remember seeing a commercial once starring a rich...