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A Hammer, a Chisel, a Mountain, and Love

Guest Blog by Kevin John Delaney This true story has the power to touch hearts and even lives. Maybe yours? ~Mitch Dash loved his wife. When tragedy struck, he dedicated the next twenty-two years of his life to tearing down … Continue reading

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What’s Your Superpower?

The term “superpower” often gets used tongue-in-cheek. I sometimes refer to my ability to burp-on-demand (despite frequent requests that I not use it) as a superpower. But real superpowers exist. Seriously. I met with my mentee, a big-hearted young man … Continue reading

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Stay the Course!

Thought for the Week Don’t lose sight of your true purpose. Purpose always transcends circumstances. Yes, adjustments and even detours will need to be made along the way, but they too can be a part of fulfilling your purpose. If … Continue reading

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Made for Him

“For in him all things were created: things in heaven and on earth, visible and invisible, whether thrones or powers or rulers or authorities; all things have been created through him and for him.” ~Colossians 1:16 Ω

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The Purpose of Your Life

Thought for the Week We are not the only creatures on earth who look up at the stars. But we are the only ones who look up and ask, “Why?” “Yes, your life has a purpose.” said Rhema. “What?” Gina … Continue reading

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My Rock

“When you’re drowning and someone reaches down from a rock and says, ‘Grab my hand!” you do it! That’s when it’s all right to use someone, Alec. Because that’s how they got there That’s how I did. That’s how my … Continue reading

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Life With a Purpose

Connecting With God “The purpose of your life did not begin with you, and it will not end with you.” ~The Wishing Map Purpose. No amount of Freudian psychoanalysis can explain away the need for it. Unless we succeed in … Continue reading

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Time

Salvador Dali had it right: Clocks cannot be trusted. Not because they keep poor time, but because time cannot be kept. Instead, it keeps us in cages made of minutes. And yet the solution is not to escape, but to … Continue reading

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Time to Reflect?

The end off the year is a time of reflection for me. Is it for you? Remember that while peaceful times are pleasant, they are also static. It’s trials that cause us to grow–but only when we allow them to. … Continue reading

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The Power of Story

Picking a Blog Name, Part Four (To read Part One, click here) I admitted in A Godlike Little Loaf of Bread that, while I can construe my name to mean almost anything, it really is simply my name. Hence, the … Continue reading

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