Your 2016 Year in Review

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In making this move my plan is to end 2016 self-aware, accurately assessed and ready to enter 2017 with a strong plan that will leave me feeling fulfilled and accomplished at this exact time next year.

May Compassion Find Its Home

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Dear Church, Compassion. I think we’ve lost it. Well kinda. I see it. I catch glimpses of it, sometimes in expected places, sometimes unexpected. It’s in these glimpses I find hope and joy and…the gospel. Let me be clear, these places aren’t always churches or religious organizations or even from religious people. Some days I […]

There’s a Better Way

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Love Joy Peace Patience Kindness Goodness Faithfulness Gentleness Self-control You might recognize that as a verse from the Bible. If you’re wondering it’s in Paul’s letter to the Galatians. It’s in chapter 5 verse 23 (if you’re interested in reading it more in context.) I’ve heard those words my whole life and while often the words […]

Confronting the Ugly

There is in each of us things, character traits, personality flaws, disgusting beliefs, bigotry, xenophobia and even racism, that we aren’t proud. Hopefully, these things disgust and repulse us. When given the opportunity we should confront and seek to eradicate these horrendous beliefs. I should be more clear. We should create opportunities to confront and eradicate these beliefs. Experience […]

The Very Best People

are teachable. Teachable People: Keep Learning. Seek to understand then seek to be understood. Humbly receive input. Make changes where necessary. Teachable people are: likable easy to work with solution oriented adaptable Be teachable.