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Daily Riches: Anxiety Rising In My Chest (Mary Oliver, Richard Rohr, Lewis Thomas, Matt Licata)

“We are, perhaps, uniquely among the earth’s creatures, the worrying animal.”  Lewis Thomas

“I worried a lot. Will the garden grow, will the rivers
flow in the right direction, will the earth turn… 429 more words

Embracing Losses And Limits

A reassessment on being real: 5 ways to move towards authenticity

be real, be real son

about a year ago I wrote on this phrase and what it meant to be real. my goal was to encourage others to be real in efforts to try to build authenticity. 691 more words

#1016 - EHS 03

I’ve carried a backpack for most of my life. I started in elementary school, continued through seminary and, to this day, I still carry all of my stuff in my backpack. 493 more words

#1011 - EHS: Week 2

Tragic heroes are defined and doomed by their character flaws.


Anakin Skywalker.

King Saul.

Instead of addressing their flaws, tragic heroes are blind to them. 364 more words

Learning to be Present to Myself

The next area of presence that I am resolving to practice this year is being present to myself. I know on the surface that this sounds very selfish, but it’s really a vital step in the life of a disciple to recognize who they are, where they come from, and what’s going on inside of them. 296 more words


Daily Riches: Ministry and Contentment (Pete Scazzero, John Calvin)

“Looking over our shoulder to more ‘successful’ ministries is one of the most frequent sources of pain for leaders.  …We can learn a lot from the pattern of John the Baptist’s leadership as he responded to the news that he was losing people to the ‘new, big thing’ happening around him (John 3:26-30): (1) … 414 more words

Embracing Losses And Limits

Knowing Yourself Helps You Know God

Today, we are launching the first sermon series of 2015 THRIVE, and it is going to be transformational for me. INCLUDING ME!

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