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Taking thought for tomorrow – Lessons in making life meaningful from ants and firewood

I slept on the sofa last night in the place where I go to study and write sometimes because it was snowing.  Maybe its because I grew up where it never snowed; or because the smell of fir trees remind … Continue reading

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Setbacks and Overcoming – The first is assured; the second is optional.

Dream big and work hard for it, because doing so takes you places — not always where you want, but often way farther than you can imagine. – Ranniveig Aamodt       Setbacks come in all shapes and sizes.  … Continue reading

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O the Places You’ll Go! The Wisdom of Embracing Life as Journey

“You’re off to Great Places! Today is your day! Your mountain is waiting, So… get on your way!” I grew up living in “Cat in the Hat”, and by that I mean that rainy days were crazy days spent stuck … Continue reading

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Faith, Sight, and Cairnes on trails: Examining the “historical” Jesus in the bestseller: “Zealot”

Reza Aslan has written “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth”.  I’ve read much of it and will have finished it by Monday night so that I can chat intelligently about it at The Kindlings Muse (Seattle folk: … Continue reading

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Walking Carefully: The Context changes the focus

“Be careful how you walk” is what Paul wrote to the Ephesians, and a Labor Day weekend filled with walking of every sort makes the corollary truth clear too:  Different terrain calls for different ways of walking.  This is vitally … Continue reading

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