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I just can't buy this
Tuesday, August 28, 2007      4 comments

If I am simply a highly developed animal, then why am I so different from a tick? What caused my ancestors' brains to develop at such a radically different rate than those of our family dog? If all of us are simply the byproduct of some random c... Read more
Trying too hard
Saturday, June 23, 2007      1 comments

It's so easy to get caught up in the rat race of trying too hard to achieve certain things in life. However, when this begins to filter its way into one's relationship with God, it can become a real issue. I can honestly say that I have allowed ... Read more
Family time
Wednesday, June 13, 2007      1 comments

I am sure that many of you struggle with trying to balance the demands of work and spending time with your family. While my job does give me some freedom of scheduling , the hours outside of the normal 9-5 work slot are eaten up by evening meeti... Read more
Is Revenge Really Sweet?
Tuesday, April 10, 2007      2 comments

It's easy for me to want to keep score with those whom I feel have wronged me in life. Whether it's a self-absorbed co-worker, or an unjust boss, or an acquaintance who has been less than honest with respect to their attitude and conduct towards... Read more
Finding time for sleep
Friday, March 23, 2007      2 comments

Schedules can be so crazy. Being away from home makes it a real challenge . However, I am making a concerted effort to get more sleep, even if that means taking a few naps. I realize that lack of sleep can be a real hindrance to good health.... Read more
Created for Community
Thursday, March 15, 2007      1 comments

None of us function well if left to our own devices. We were created to exist in community. Whether that is a community of several hundred, or within our own families, each of us has a need for relationships.... Read more
A Busy Week
Sunday, March 04, 2007      0 comments

It's nice to finally be back home after being on the road for the past three weeks. However, I step into a very busy week at work. Hopefully, the weather will allow me to get back in the regime of running again. Working out indoors is okay. Howe... Read more
It's Coming
Saturday, February 03, 2007      0 comments

This time next week, I will be in Romania. Prepare me so that I will be useful to your Kingdom work , Lord. Keep me focused upon what you want, and not what I expect.. Thank you for this incredible opportunity.... Read more
Unforgiveness
Sunday, January 07, 2007      1 comments

I am sure that I am the only person who struggles with forgiving those who have wronged me. Whenever I am treated unjustly, I want to respond with vengance. Only the power of the Holy Spirit's presence in my life can keep me from seeking revenge... Read more
Safe Harbor
Thursday, January 04, 2007      0 comments

I am defintely a person who seeks out the safe harbor. Taking risks is not a normal part of my routine. More often than not I will take the path of least resistance rather than the more challenging one. May God give me the strength to seek out t... Read more
Fitness & Other Goals
Monday, December 18, 2006      0 comments

While I am doing quite well with my fitness goals, I am struggling with some other personal goals. Hopefully, I will cease this tunnel-visioned approach to goal fulfillment. Being the typical task-oriented guy sometimes causes me to be overly fo... Read more
Missing the little things
Thursday, December 14, 2006      1 comments

It is so easy to take the ordinary wonders of life for granted. Being able to wake up in the morning clothed in my right mind is a miracle. Watching the joy with which our four year old approaches life, and the integrity and kindness of our sixt... Read more
Failure Focus
Tuesday, December 12, 2006      0 comments

It is all too easy for me to focus on failures rather than successes. As I look back on life, I can see from where I have come. That always gives me courage and faith.... Read more
Thanks
Sunday, December 10, 2006      0 comments

God has blessed me beyond measure. I am blessed with good health, a loving family, and a relationship with Him that is consistently shaping my life. Use me to be a light to others today.... Read more
Big Change Coming?
Thursday, December 07, 2006      0 comments

Lord, I am not sure what you have in store, but I sense that something big is in the works. You have made me rather uncomfortable over these last few days. Help me to follow where you lead.... Read more

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