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When a Setback Sets Us Up For Something Better

Imagine with me for a moment that you want to buy a new home. You know the price you’re willing to pay and the area you’re willing to move into. You circle two houses in the paper that meet your … 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 Bit of Trouble Long, Long Ago, In A Middle School Far Away

I’m guest posting at Jon Stolpe Stretched today. Check out “The Kid Stretches Me.” *** Long, long ago, in a middle school far away, a minor injury became a major problem. I cut my finger. (That is minor. Yes, I … Continue reading

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How Do You Handle Life’s Surprises?

Warm. Wet. I expected strange. But this all seemed so normal. Like the Gulf of Mexico I grew up with. Or the Atlantic Ocean where my family summered (Summered? That sounds so pretentious and longer than the actual week we … Continue reading

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Oh, Man, What Time Is It?

“If you then, being evil, know how to give good gifts to your children, how much more will your Father who is in heaven give good things to those who ask Him!” (Matthew 7:11, NKJ) I like the new alarm … Continue reading

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A Tether of Trust

New puppy in the house. And the yard. And the street (once—but that’s one time too many). This afternoon, I picked up Penny and carried her outside (those weight-lifting sessions at the high school are paying off dividends). I’m in … Continue reading

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