• Archive for December, 2011

    Seeing the Lighthouse

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    It has been a good week so far this week taking a break in life, getting some time off from the job and being able to work on some projects at home and get caught up on chores.  Every year between Christmas and New Years, my life takes on a deeper tone of reflection...

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    Christmas 2011

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    It was a good Christmas this year. Christmas Eve, I was happy to spend some time with my extended family, Wendy and Eric and Zach, along with Eric’s brother and their collective horde of dachshunds and dachshund derivatives.  I had hoped to watch something Christmasy with someone this Christmas, and they came through with “It’s A...

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    Character: “It’s in the trying.”

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    I heard some tough news this week. I learned earlier this week about a long-time acquaintance and highly-regarded man in the local church community who had left his wife of thirty years to run off with another woman.  This man ran two prominent and successful Christian bookstores here in town over the years and,...

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    O Christmas Tree!

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    A gift from my running buddy, Kurt, Son of Thor, and his wife.  Kurt asked me if I had any holiday decor up in the old casa.  I told him “No.”  He thought that wasn’t right.  His wife made this little tree for me.  Little gifts mean a lot, don’t they?  Thanks, guys! Consider...

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    7 Minutes: The Big Win

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    “Since the children have flesh and blood, he too shared in their humanity so that by his death he might destroy him who holds the power of death—that is, the devil— and free those who all their lives were held in slavery by their fear of death.” Hebrews 2:14-15 My friend Wendy said she...

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    Dealing with Down Times: The Three Lists

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    Well, it’s that time of the year again- we are officially in the holiday season. For most of us, this period of the year is a happy time when we visit family, revisit good memories, stuff ourselves silly, and share yuletide cheer with friends and co-workers.  For some of us, though, trekking through the...

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    Stay In The Game

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    Coach Taylor

    Tonight, I finished the evening watching two more episodes of the best sports drama series I have never seen, “Friday Night Lights.” Wrapping up season three via Netflix rentals, the Dillon Panthers make it to the State Finals game, and after a lethargic first-half of play, the Panthers make a courageous run to erase...

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