Money For Nothing

Money For Nothing

BY JON TSCHANZ I guess there is no better time to think about buying new shoes when you're reading about Jesus speaking on treasure. "For where your treasure is, there your heart will also be," says Jesus, in his Sermon on the Mount. Why is it that I want new things all the time? Psychologist George Loewenstein says it's curiosity that brings us to a place of wanted a new thing. It's what happens when we feel a gap between what we know and what we want to know. So, for example: I want to…Read more
Diminish

Diminish

BY JON TSCHANZ Diminish. So negative, but so possible to be positive. I'll tell you what I mean. To say I despise the good ol' small talk question, "So what do you do?" would be an understatement. But, I freaking use it all the time! What is that?! I think the asking of this question says so much. I've asked it and you've asked it. It's a question that defines us and it's a question that marks us. Often our culture often cares about how much others do and what they do. Wait...Let…Read more