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  • When Father’s Day Just Brings Pain

    All the broken fathers who fell short of what we needed and all the faltering mothers who chose their own needs over ours, they follow us, long after we’ve moved past them, into adulthood, into our own parenting, into our relationship with God. It is the first failing we own, our inability to heal our …[ read more ]

  • Attacked by a Large Dog

    Dear Readers, I took a week of vacation and had planned to post a new essay this week. Unfortunately, during the course of my day job, I was the victim of a vicious attack by a Pitweiler (a cross between a pit bull and a Rottweiler). I have four bites, 13 stitches, lots of scrapes …[ read more ]

  • When It’s Easier Just to Fail

    There are many ways to fail this side of glory. Moral failure. Financial failure. Career. Marital. Parenting. Friendship. Worst of all is heart failure. Not a sudden cardiac arrest of the soul but that gradual dulling of spiritual passion or zeal that tempts us all at one time or another. At the end of the …[ read more ]

  • Transform Your Life with Abundance-Based Faith

    How often do we miss what is right in front of us? This week, an old camera that one of the hosts from Antiques Road Show purchased for 60 euro sold at auction for 20,000 euro. The original owner had no idea what he had when he let it go for less than $75. We …[ read more ]

  • What is the Work of an Evangelist?

    Unity. It’s a simple word. It’s a concept people can get behind. Immediately, we appreciate the advantages of it. There is strength in numbers. There is peace in agreement.  Majorities make waves. There’s a certain security in group covenant. The Psalmist agrees. “Behold, how good and pleasant it is when brothers dwell in unity! It is …[ read more ]