• Lost To History

    A lot of people have aspirations of being famous. The modern culture promotes it. How many reactions can this Facebook post get? How many “friends” can I get? How many followers can I get on Twitter or Instagram? How many likes and subscribers can I get on YouTube? The list goes on.

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  • Experiment - Changing My Routine

    About 3 weeks ago, I started a personal experiment with a new routine. Prior to this experiment, my routine was something like get up between 5:30 and 6:00 AM, get ready for the day (shower, brush my teeth, etc.), spend some time in prayer and Bible reading, and then go about my day. Saturdays were my Sabbath - my “off” day. That was my routine. Not much there - a bit in the morning and no work on Saturdays.

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  • Word of the Year 2018

    I’ve mentioned in previous posts (Refocusing, A New Year, A New Word) that I’ve been doing a word of the year for a few years.

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  • A Love of Teaching

    Over the last year (or fifteen, whatever, but especially the last year), I’ve come to the realization that I need to teach. I rarely use that word, “need,” because there are very few things we actually need. However, teaching is actually a need for me in a mental, emotional, and spiritual way - it’s specific to who I am and who I was created to be.

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  • Discomfort in a Good Season

    I’m not much of one for re-reading books. In fact, there’s only been one book (other than the Bible), that I’ve read more than once - “Wild at Heart” by John Eldredge.

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