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How Well Would Jesus Do As A Barista?


Let’s be honest. When we picture Jesus, the Son of God, we often draw him as an ascetic monk who spent most of his time reading, memorizing the Scriptures, praying, and hiding out in remote places. To be sure, Jesus … Continue reading

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Would You Talk To A Stranger?


As my brother Roger’s wife, daughters, and grandchildren tumbled out of the hospital elevator, an older couple watched the small kids dash by and head into the chapel. The man asked Sheena, “Do they know what that room is?” “Yes, … Continue reading

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The Royalty Check Is In the Mail … or Not!


Birthing a book isn’t easy. Like human conception, it has its moments of pleasure. But then the work and the worry arrive. “Award-winning author and good friend Susan May Warren motivated me first through shock therapy. She perused my literary … Continue reading

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Buddha’s 3 Essentials for Happiness


Dick Van Dyke in his book My Lucky Life In and Out of Show Business addresses the three essentials to a happy life according to Buddha. You need to find a work to do. You need to find something to … Continue reading

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Are You Making Enough Money to be A Good Christian?


Face turning red, eyes narrowing, the older man said, “You’re not a real Christian if you don’t live up to your potential. The more money you make the more you can give.” After our dinner conversation, I reflected on the … Continue reading

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3 Truths to Remember When Life Gets Unsettling


I lost 30 pounds last year; found 10 of the lost little buggers this past winter. I noticed losing the burden of even five pounds made a difference in how I felt. On the court (where it counts), I had … Continue reading

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A Plea for More Prayer


“Ceasing from prayer is sin against God.” Andrew Murray makes that bold assertion in his book, The Ministry of Intercession: A Plea for More Prayer. And my response? Ouch! For a little more context, let me add the biblical quote … Continue reading

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