Category Archives: Life Lessons

The Art Forms of Purposeful Living

The ending of a year is a natural pause point to reflect upon the way one’s lived, loved, and created. This post is my pause point. Although I’ve written and blogged less in 2013 than in previous years, I’ve spent … Continue reading

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The Deep Waters of Surrender

Giving up control is like letting out fishing line into deep waters where opportunities, you never dreamed of, swim below the surface. The longer I live, the surer I am of this truth: “For My thoughts are not your thoughts, … Continue reading

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Bone Dry

Have circumstances ever challenged your trust? You find yourself in a battle to believe, as worry wipes away all evidence of grace. I have! READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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Purposes of Non-Productivity

When did production become the touchstone of our worth? The concept of “being” as opposed to “doing” fascinates, and yet frustrates, me. As a person of faith, I believe that Jesus’s sacrifice for me enables acceptance apart from my performance. … Continue reading

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Ode to My Brother

I’ve indirectly learned many of life’s important lessons through watching my older brother stumble upon them first. READ MORE…

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Ambition: The Rhinoceros of the Soul

Ambition is my Achilles heel—a character weakness in my animal-like nature that drives me off course. Ambition is the fly in the ointment of my spirituality—an ever-present annoyance that buzzes around my brain, convincing me to go off course in … Continue reading

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Finding your Way to the Sea: How to Follow your Life Purposes

My ideas outnumber the available minutes in the day. Artistic possibilities inundate my mind—floods of future fun I could follow. I wonder: How can I swim to the top of this madness? Which waves should I ride the crest of and … Continue reading

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