Question of the Week #181

What do you like best about your life? Least? I'll be honest... because when am I not when it comes to these questions of the week? I have a hard time coming up with what I like best about my life. I can think of a lot of things I don't necessarily┬álike about my life … Continue reading Question of the Week #181

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The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Well, this has now become an annual tradition here at┬áThe Confusing Middle. This is the post where I take a look at the statistics provided by WordPress to see which of the posts that went up throughout the year were the most popular among visitors to the site. Much to my surprise, most of the … Continue reading The Confusing Middle’s Top 10 Blog Posts of 2018

Question of the Week #167

Would you be willing to do something very unsatisfying (for example, clean toilets) for five years if you were certain that the experience would afterwards bring you a deep sense of personal fulfillment for the rest of your life? There are a lot of people out there who do not like their jobs. I've been … Continue reading Question of the Week #167

What’s Old Is New Again

I'm back y'all. Did you miss me? Don't answer that. I'd like to just assume that you did and that you've clicked on this post because you have seen sitting by your computer for weeks just waiting for new content from your friendly neighborhood Single Guy. So I'm gonna just assume that. Okay? I'm glad … Continue reading What’s Old Is New Again

Question of the Week #141

Would you accept a guaranteed, lifetime allowance of $50,000 per year (adjusted annually for inflation) if accepting it meant that you could never again earn money from either work or investments? No brainer. Absolutely, I would. Even if it wasn't adjusted annually for inflation, I'd do it. It's not that I don't enjoy work or … Continue reading Question of the Week #141

Irrational

Do you ever have one of those days where you just feel like nothing you do is right? I'm not necessarily talking about the days where you actually don't do anything right. I'm just talking about the ones that seem that way. Do you know what I'm talking about? Maybe it's just me. I hope … Continue reading Irrational

A Year Ago…

It was one year ago today that I announced on this blog that I would be leaving the world of school counseling to join my church staff on a full-time basis. I was super excited about the opportunity that had been presented to me. One year later, I'm no less excited about what I'm doing … Continue reading A Year Ago…