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Born into a do-do culture

I have intentionally been pondering the reality that I live in in my expectations of myself.  I have been thinking about how we are trained very early on: whether in the family with career, or in churches with ministry, or in parenting, as we possibly watched our parents non-stop helping us, helping others, serving etc., that “doing” something is very important in this life.   699 more words

The Spinning Plates

Sometimes (many times) life seems as if I am simply juggling spinning plates.  We are all given the same amount of time each day.  Choosing what to do with that time is tricky.  484 more words

Being God's Kind Of Person

Giving Up Over-Commitment 

Yesterday I talked about giving up the concept of being busy. But what does that really look like? It’s impossible in a practical sense to give up a spirit of busyness without also giving up things like today’s topic: over-commitment. 947 more words

Lent

Just Fluttering...

I wandered lonely as a Cloud
That floats on high o’er vales and Hills,
When all at once I saw a crowd,
A host, of golden Daffodils; 105 more words

Travel Themes

Redefining the Small Things

At one time, I was a worship leader, youth pastor, blogger, radio host, photographer, sign language interpreter, and a family man. In that order.

As a teen and throughout my twenties, I considered everything from religion to military service to find my purpose. 83 more words

Faith

A prayer amid busyness

God, some days are so dizzying.

Time and tedious tasks topple over existing concerns.

You know.

Oh, how wonderful it is that you know!

God

Warning: Proverbs 31 Woman Walking

The past few days, I’ve been frustrated with this woman. You’ve probably read about her countless times. People turn to her example, frame her description on the wall.  515 more words

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