Category Archives: Quips and Quotes

Brief thoughts. Big ideas.

Chosen

If your question is, “Have I been chosen?” His answer is, “Do you want to be?” If your answer is, “Yes,” Then His answer is, “Yes.” Psalm 37:4   ∴   Matthew 7:7   ∴  2 Corinthians 1:20

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How to be Hip

How do you define something that is, by definition, always changing? Hipsters are nothing new, of course. Eve was made from Adams’s rib (close to his hip), and refused to accept the status quo. Abraham Lincoln was into abolition before … Continue reading

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Savor the Flavor

I’ll fell into the habit when I was in my 20s of eating very small portions. I’d done it a few times almost by accident, and discovered I liked chewing slowly and savoring the taste of thick, grainy breads, ripe … Continue reading

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I’m Insensitive. Respect Me!

I have decided to adopt Insensitivity as a way of life, and demand that you respect me as a member of a persecuted minority! What’s that? You say I’ve offended you? Stop persecuting me! Just a snarky little comment on … Continue reading

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Perseverance

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
I finished this post on perseverance on the 23rd of last month and was planning to post it the following day. But it seemed that I had another lesson on perseverance to learn and more…

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Happy Boss’s Day (Maybe)

 It’s Boss’s Day!* Yay!  Maybe. To borrow an old bit: “I quit because of religious differences.” “Oh, yeah?” “Yeah, my boss thought he was God. And I disagreed.” Good leaders know how to find the delicate balance between leading and listening. If your boss … Continue reading

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Life and Death

I was raised in a secular home. There was no talk of heaven or an afterlife. This life was all there was. And yet at the age of five I dreamed I died. My parents and friends circled over me, weeping, their … Continue reading

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