The ‘I’ and the ‘We’

Identity theorist Erik Erikson said, "To truly meet others with whom we share a 'we,' one must have a sense of 'I'." I've been thinking about identity lately and this quote often plays in my mind when that subject comes up. We inevitably see the world through our own lens. Our history - the good … Continue reading The ‘I’ and the ‘We’

The Tale of a Story

There are certain conversations that one vividly remembers years after they happen. Perhaps those are turning points in one's life, even though we may not realize it in the moment. This one conversation happened when I was at a missionary training conference. I ran into a staff member in the buffet line, a gentleman on … Continue reading The Tale of a Story