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Nursing and Cursing

In a world of thorn and thistle, it takes more than wish and whistle to make a nice lawn. Or a good life. Continue reading

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Sports Cliches and Judgment Days

One of the most maddening things about March Madness is hearing the same old sports cliches a dozen times a day. Continue reading

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Little Hops of Faith

Just as a young child may not be aware of how “play” is helping her develop needed skills, we don’t always understand what God is doing with us. Continue reading

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Not the Easy Way Out

In just about everything, it seems there must be an easier way. Sometimes, the easy way simply cannot take us where we want to go. Continue reading

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Game Time

What’s holding you back from your goals and dreams? Well, for me, it was my own excuses more than anything else. Continue reading

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Quit Limping!

Everyone goes through injury, both physical and emotional. As long as we use the injury as excuse, we prevent our own healing.
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Failure Is an Oxymoron

We often take too much blame and sometimes take too much credit. As long as we are faithful to our calling, failure is impossible. Continue reading

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When Opportunity Seems Like an Oxymoron

It is not the degree of difficulty that separates good choices from bad choices; it is the likelihood that persistence will yield a harvest worthy of the effort. Continue reading

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Trial and Error

Too much time
put into a thing
reaching for perfection
can become a reproach. Continue reading

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Thomas Alva Appleseed

It’s not the first failure of my life, not the first time an idea was better than the result. Lord willing, it won’t be the last. Continue reading

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