Daniel Blewitt

One Small Step: The Effect of Viewing Our Problems From Space

(Earthrise, William Anders, NASA, 1968, public domain)
The “Overview Effect” is a concept birthed by astronauts, one where the individual realizes that our problems are quite small in the greater scheme of things. Perhaps, we should take a lesson.   There’s a quote I’d like to share, spoken by astronaut Edgar Mitchell, that perfectly encapsulates a documented phenomenon:
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Dear Grandson: Singing, Playing Ball, and Finishing Duty Station in San Diego

In his latest “Dear Grandson,” Stan Gerding continues his singing career, manages his son’s Little League team, and wraps up his time in San Diego that ends in a tragedy.

Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise XXV

John Michael continues his series Life Is a Sweet, Tender Bruise, reflecting on life and people encountered, with a new story about, and for, his dad.