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Tag Archives: growth

Stairway or Elevator?

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Completely tired of treating failure as a tumble down the stairs from God, Heaven, and all that is good, I have a new tool I’ve …

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Walking in Circles

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Question: Do you want to wander in the wilderness for 40 years? I assume you don’t have to think too long and hard before answering the …

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Painful Learning

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With my first pregnancy and delivery, I got my Ph.D. in pain. Looking back now, what makes me most sad is remembering how innocent I …

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Coming Home

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It would be five years before I saw my son again, but God accomplished a lot of work in that time, and the reunion is …

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Christmas Cactus People

Christmas cactus plant

My mother always owned a Christmas cactus. It was often tucked away in a cool spare bedroom during the fall, thus nurtured for blooming. So …

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Accepting Vulnerability

While I was engaged as a mental health counselor, I was surprised by the many diverse people that called upon me for help—men, women, teens, …

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The Mayonnaise Jar

I do not enjoy reading but fortunately for me, my wife Linda, and my daughter, DeAnne, do. They both know I love illustrations and when …

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The Perfect Church

I used to think the perfect church would be one where everyone held similar views on faith and doctrine; where families held similar values and …

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Bloom Where You Are

At three months of age, I was already a missionary. My family lived in the bush in Nigeria. And at four years old, I clearly …

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