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mom and dad

  The Hierarchy of Stealing Time The First Circle:  The Circle of Untouchability borrow – negotiate – steal 4.  mom and dad Honour your mother and your father. That’s a commandment.  It’s kind of important. I realize that not all parents are created equal, so I will...

bogged down by hierarchical circles

  A quick review of where we are with the whole hierarchy of circles thingy. I am trying to put together a system of stealing time.  I think that this is a noble effort.  It’s a humble attempt to find an hour or two, buried somewhere, deep inside our hectic lives.  If...

the children

  The Hierarchy of Stealing Time The First Circle:  The Circle of Untouchability borrow – negotiate – steal 3.  Children It is very important to remind ourselves that we have tremendous value.  We have all undoubtedly failed at times, some more, some less, and we will...

our lover

  The Hierarchy of Stealing Time The First Circle:  The Circle of Untouchability borrow – negotiate – steal 2.  Spouse If you are married, then at some point, you came to a crossroad and proclaimed a vow to your lover, that they would be the most important part of...

dog

  The Hierarchy of Stealing Time The First Circle:  The Circle of Untouchability borrow – negotiate – steal 1.  God It should come as no surprise that the relationship we foster with God is at the top of the Circle of Untouchability.  Yes, my atheist friends have just...

the three circles

  Let me first apologize for yesterday.  It was undoubtedly a long read.  I’m sorry.  What can I say? Let’s just call it context and move on. I promise to keep things short-er from now on, so let’s begin with brief overview. There are three circles in the Hierarchy of...