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Words for Sara(h)

Beauty. Strength. Honor. Courage. Hope. Relentless. Love.   We grow up surrounded by the safe wisdom of those who know: Never judge a book by its cover; beauty is only skin deep; it’s what’s on the inside that counts. These … Continue reading

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Underwhelmed is the word.

Ben is underwhelmed. I can’t say that I disagree. I feel discouraged and disillusioned about this whole mess that our country is in. What will it really take to bring us back to the principles that made us so great … Continue reading

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Who Are You?

Deep down. Beyond the jargon of our culture. Behind the words that hide what you really think. Beneath the layers of music, friendships, television shows, technology that disguise. Deeper than all the things you know you should be, all that … Continue reading

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When was the last time you unplugged? I saw a commercial the other day that evoked some strong emotions from the pit of my being, which I can’t usually say after watching a commercial. Ironically, I can’t recall which commercial … Continue reading

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Collective Salvation, part II

So what is collective salvation? If you’re like me, you’ve spent the last two weeks scouring the internet trying to find a clear definition of this elusive doctrine. And, if you’re like me, you’ve been largely unsuccessful. It seems obvious, … Continue reading

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Practice Gratitude

Gratitude seems more elusive the older I get. Ours is a society where we tend to feel entitled. Entitled to what, you ask? Oh, everything. We are entitled to be happy, to get married, to have a good job, to … Continue reading

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What Are You Waiting For?

Are you Waiting on the World to Change? Part of the brilliance of this song is that it makes me want to sing, “Waiting (Waiting!) Waiting on the song to change!” Ad nauseam. Could there be a better expression of … Continue reading

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