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Will You Hold My Hand?

January 15, 2018 3 Comments
Will You Hold My Hand?

Back in August I wrote a blog post on living a life of grace and mercy where I talk about meeting a homeless man, Eric. Now I want to take a moment to tell you about meeting Chip back in October. Once again I was taking my lunch break to explore the city streets of […]

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Effective – My One Word for 2018

January 8, 2018 0 Comments
Effective – My One Word for 2018

I am not sure who started the one word craze but in 2015 my word was “Generous.” In 2016 it was “Focus.” I did not have one for 2017. I am not one to randomly pick a word the word has to come to me. Our associate Pastor was preaching on New Year’s Eve and […]

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What is your LifeView?

December 4, 2017 0 Comments
What is your LifeView?

Many people like to talk about their worldview but one’s lifeview is more focused and has a greater impact on our everyday life. It is a bit of a cliché to ask if you view life as half full or half empty but the old adage explains how you approach your life. When you woke […]

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That Day: Remembering 9 – 11

September 11, 2017 0 Comments
That Day: Remembering 9 – 11

That day seemed like it was just another day. Little did I know when the alarm went off  on September 11th, 2001 the world would change forever on that day. After a quick shower and shave I drove the 40+ miles to my IT help desk job in Alpharetta Georgia. It was a fairly small […]

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Did Curiosity Really Kill the Cat?

August 14, 2017 0 Comments
Did Curiosity Really Kill the Cat?

Curiosity is not allergic to failure. Curiosity drives you to the haunted house because the thrills lie in what we don’t expect, not in what’s safe. – Seth Godin Are you curious? When is the last time you explored something new? When is the last time you read a book about a topic you have […]

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Have We Lost the Pioneer Spirit?

July 5, 2017 2 Comments
Have We Lost the Pioneer Spirit?

Yesterday the United States of America celebrated our 241st birthday.  As s self-proclaimed history nerd (I know a little about a lot) it is a day I always enjoy not just as an American but I enjoy the history behind the day. By choice I had no exciting plans other than to spend a lazy […]

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A Presidential Prayer

January 23, 2017 0 Comments
A Presidential Prayer

This past Friday the 45th President of the United States took the oath of office. For 228 years we have set the standard of how to transition from one President to the next. Sure, in our past there have been protests and the bloody struggle of our Civil War; however, we have set the bar […]

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2017 – Your Blank Page

January 2, 2017 2 Comments
2017 – Your Blank Page

 “Life is like a blank sheet of paper. You never know what it can be until you put something on it. So Dream It! Do it!… What are you waiting for?” – Marty Sklar Well another year has come and gone. How was 2016 for you? For me? It was pretty good year. Nothing overly […]

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Easy does it, well not really

September 6, 2011 1 Comment
Easy does it, well not really

“Easy does not change the world. Easy does not make life better for those who are hurting – or for ourselves for that matter.” – John D. Barry, Bible Study Magazine, July & August 2011 p. 20 Is making a difference really difficult? How often do we try and come up with new an inventive […]

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Ironic

August 4, 2010 0 Comments
Ironic

“A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.” – Martin Luther King Jr. I frequently post quotes on twitter and Facebook, and the quote above from Dr. King was a recent post. Other than the  […]

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