Whiteboard Presentation: Pride and Humility

White board drawing of a prideful person and a humble person
Copyright 2017 Kevin Spear

This morning, I got to illustrate a talk my wife was presenting to an elementary chapel on pride and humility. She did a great job talking about King Nebuchadnezzar and his fall due to pride. Continue reading “Whiteboard Presentation: Pride and Humility”

Good Fight or Good Flight

Cartoon of a man fleeing. He thinks, "Can I fight the good fight if I'm running away?"

I hate tension. Maybe that’s why I like cartoons so much. I always loved the way humor can break tension and turn an angry person into a laughing one. More than once, I’ve had to break a serious moment with a joke. Sometimes that works. Sometimes, well, it can backfire! If someone really wants to be angry, they’ll do anything to keep their sour mood.

When tension comes, my tendency is to crack a joke, then run. But is that fighting the good fight? Once in a while, I need to stand and hold my ground. That doesn’t mean I have to be the angry one. Sorry, but I’m still going to crack a few jokes. I have to get a little laugh out of an incident, right?

Like Christmas

Cartoon of a boy and girl. The girl is angry and says, "It's beginning look a lot like you'll ruin my Christmas!"

Cartoon of a boy and girl. The girl is angry and says, “It’s beginning look a lot like you’ll ruin my Christmas!”

Feeling Animated

Cartoon of two arguing girlsCartoon of two arguing girls. One says, “I am NOT upset. I’m just more animated than usual.”

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