Monthly Archives: February 2018

Good News after a Long Day

Don’t you love it when you get to see a leader give other people credit and share the glory? Continue reading

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Prayer While Riding Through the Flint Hills

Seeing the quiet beauty of the Flint Hills reminds me of Him who has made such places. Continue reading

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Bike Ride to Maple City, Kansas

Even a bit of whimsy may lead to wisdom: is it worse to miss your destination or find you were already there and didn’t know it? Continue reading

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Storm of Opportunities

For some of us, the weather has brought inconvenience, for others, calamity. Let’s not only be careful; let’s also be full of caring for one another. Continue reading

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Of Fire and Ice

Sometimes a thing that is a curse to some is a blessing to others. Like when a winter storm relieves the threat of wildfire… Continue reading

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Weird Weather and the Search for Wisdom

Regardless of whether we make the call on weather closings, we have to decide for ourselves if it is safe to travel. Especially on those relationship roads! Continue reading

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A Good Start to a Great Day

I think waking up with a deliberate attitude of gratitude is even better than Folgers in your cup. Or even Starbucks… Continue reading

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Of Grief and Pain, Loss and Hope

Some deaths are tragic, some horrific, some a welcome release. Even in the release, there is loss and sorrow. Continue reading

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A Thursday Blessing

I pray that this day’s rising
finds you warm and rested,
ready for whatever lies before you. Continue reading

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An Elegant Solution

I got pulled into a discussion at work yesterday afternoon. An issue had come up that had triggered some problems for a couple of our people at the college. Early into the conversation, I realized that either there was an … Continue reading

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