Category Archives: Relationships

The Long Road to Empathy

It’s good when our experiences lead us to understanding others. Perhaps even better when we manifest empathy although we haven’t already walked the same path. Continue reading

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Tough Scriptures #3: True Victory

True strength is not shown in retaliation but in the willingness to give even more than was taken. Continue reading

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Tough Scriptures #2: A Life of Forgiveness

Forgive someone seventy times seven? Seriously?!! Uhm… yes… but only if you want true freedom… Continue reading

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Time Travel

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An old photograph, old memories, old emotions… can be the launch for fresh expressions of appreciation. Continue reading

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The First Warm Evening of Spring

A warm evening, good chili, a nice dog, a woman you love and a full moon… ahh, life is good. Continue reading

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Intentional Thoughts

A few days of warmer weather can make dull the memory of bitter nights. Rehearsing the good can cause the bad to fade away… Continue reading

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Talking Toward the Darkness

Deep conversation with good friends always seems to make even the darkest times a bit brighter. Continue reading

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Smoky Meetings

A portable firepit and a good supply of seasoned maple provides a welcome bit of warmth for outdoor visits. Continue reading

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A Fine Balance

It is a fine balance to have the humility to appreciate others while also learning to respect ourselves. A balance improved by practice. Continue reading

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Shared Beauty

Impressive, spectacular, beautiful: cannas lilies and people who reflect Christ in their lives. Continue reading

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