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If You Could Do ANYTHING…

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…ANYTHING at all, to make a lasting contribution to the world, regardless of experience or finances, WHAT WOULD IT BE? This simple question has generated some beautiful responses from people lately as I’ve asked old friends, new acquaintances, and total strangers, the words you just read. And you should see how people’s faces light up […]

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The Stories Behind the Buzz

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Today I shaved my head. Let me rephrase that, first I put it into two high pig tails and let Emily and her best friend, Sunny the daughter of one of my dear friends, cut them off to donate. But the reason for the cut wasn’t to donate. Then we had a bit of fun, […]

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Series: Practicing His Presence – October 29th

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October 29, 2014 Do you think this is a magic trick, sitting here with Me for five minutes, waiting for Me to speak? I am speaking all the time. But I won’t shout. I won’t scream. Mine is a still small voice and to hear it requires discipline. Your discipline to sit still and to […]

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Series: Practicing His Presence

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Listening. I’m starting a practice, an intention if you will, of sitting still for 5 minutes with my eyes closed and my fingers on the keyboard. It’s not to write, as far as a writing practice, but it’s my heart and intent to sit with my soul and ears open so I can hear the Spirit […]

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Get Your Party Started

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On October 11, 2014, my Dad, sisters and I threw a party we should have thrown years prior, but under different circumstances. Life gets busy. We have jobs and spouses and kids and appointments and things to do and budgets and we get tired and the thought of traveling with niños in tow is less […]

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Why Wait?

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“I’ll run a marathon when I lose 50 lbs.” “We’ll travel when the kids are out of the house.” “I’ll go back to school once my kids are through school.” “When I’m feeling better I’ll do such and such…” “When I have more money I’ll be able to do (whatever ‘it’ is…)” You and I could sit […]

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Obedience

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Have you ever been disobedient? It’s a word we like to throw around with our children, not even throw it around but use it with firm voices and wish for it with all of our hearts. We camouflage it with cooperator, team, make a good choice, blah, blah, blah. We think it’s worse at: toddler age, preschool […]

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A Sort of Interview

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  Many friends and family members have asked us questions about our pending “adventure” if you will. I thought I’d post some of the questions and my answers, or lack thereof, in case you may have wondered the same… Jason got a great job, so are you going to stay in Colorado?   He did […]