Great observation: “Some advice about advice, or advice-squared: If someone tells you what they wish they would have done, listen. If they only tell you things they wouldn’t have done, ignore them, because they’ve confused regret with wisdom. When someone fantasizes about having achieved less in life instead of figuring out how to make things better, that’s more of a review of the life than the problem. Even when they’re right about the problem, they’re the wrong person to help you solve it.”

6 Important Things Nobody Tells You About Grad School

Some advice about advice, or advice-squared: If someone tells you what they wish they would have done, listen. If they only tell you things they wouldn’t have done, ignore them.

This brief article is full of surprising statistics, including an apparent contrast between how churchgoing LGBT adults view most denominations (most think of the church as a whole as unfriendly to them) vs how they view their personal congregational experience (only 6% feel their congregation is unfriendly to them). Am I reading that correctly? Because that’s a huge contrast.

More Than 4 in 10 LGBT Adults Identify as Christians

Great thoughts by my friend Ben. My favorite bit, “Rainbows aren’t technically illusions. They are exactly what they appear to be, its just that you’re seeing different images from many microscopic objects to form the complete picture.  That’s why rainbows are so amazing!  They have nothing to hide because they are themselves a revelation!  They are proof that every beam of sunlight is made up of all the colors you can imagine, but its only when refracted through a cloud of tiny water drops that those colors split out so you can see them.”