• Archive for October, 2011

    A Lesson in Losing

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    Whoever finds his life will lose it, and whoever loses his life for my sake will find it. ~ Matthew 10:39 Whenever any talk bubbles up about losing one’s life for someone else, most everyone will agree that the person who has done this is the noblest of beings. We read stories in the...

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    Looking Back On Love I

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    At age 43, I often think I should be farther along in life than I am. In love. In a profession. In handling the daily grind. I’ve been on this planet for four decades, and have seen more minutes of living than a number of people I have liked or appreciated: Chris Farley was...

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    SOTD: “Come On Get Higher” by Matt Nathanson

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    I want to tell you why this is the song of the day.  About two years ago, I started dancing to quell my long streak of staying home every weekend night.  I gave a few ballroom classes a try.  Uhh- no.  A friend then directed me to try some classes at the Albuquerque Dance...

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    Who Owns You?

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    I am currently working through my fifth turn of being involved with a Crown Money Management course.  I originally took the course as a student 2 years ago or so, and I have helped co-lead 4 classes through Sagebrush Church after that.  I have always struggled with managing money, and the basic concepts you...

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    Another Love Lesson

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    After bleeding for 6 months over a (non-)love lost, I am at a place where I am realizing that my perspective on love needs some real work.  Well, not just my perspective.  My practice, as well.  I detach what I should know from my faith about loving from the mechanisms that actually drive my...

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    Celebrating Three Summer Goals Reached

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    I stopped for a moment this last Sunday night between chores and thought back over the summer, and was filled with a deep sense of gratitude for how those months worked out heading into this fall. I recalled that I had set a few goals for myself at the start of summer that, at...

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    Quick Hits | Tuesday, October 4, 2011

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    I don’t know why it takes me so long to realize, and to just accept, that sometimes you love somebody, and they just don’t feel the same about you, much at all.  Who can say why.  Maybe your head isn’t shaped right for them.  Maybe you wear the wrong deodorant.  Maybe your left eye...

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