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Don’t Follow Your Dreams

Today is my birthday. Which, with the possible exception of New Year’s Day, is the day I’m most inclined to assess what I’ve done with my life. I’ve learned a few things in my (largish number) years on this planet. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Our Greatest Fear

“All that matters is faith expressing itself through love.” ~Galatians 5:6

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Wise Bear

Have a wonderful weekend, and then have a wonderful week, and then, you know, just keep on going.

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The Wishing Map 61

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Fifteen: Destiny Previously: Zack and Gina finally made up, commiserating over the fact that they would (presumably) never return to…

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Death Loses

We are born in the shadow of death. No one gets out of here alive. But 2,000 years ago, Jesus signed death’s death warrant. On the night before his crucifixion he taught his disciples to live in the light of this new … Continue reading

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To Grow…

We’re on this journey together.

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Engaged!

Engaged  [inˈɡājd, enˈɡājd] Definition: A state of being firmly and continuously connected.  E.g. “A car cannot move until its gears are engaged; when they are disengaged, it ceases to move forward.” My wife and I got engaged 32 years ago today. … Continue reading

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