Lessons Learned on the Journey

Why Is It Important To Watch The Whole Movie?

Sometimes I judge a movie by its title, by the opinions of others, or by watching the trailer. I never really know the movie however, until I have actually seen it. Sometimes I find that people make…

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Do My Words Really Matter?

Why do words carry such significance? …

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What About Those Moments of Silence?

It is easier to communicate that I am a Christ-follower in a taxi cab than in a conversation at my medical university where, at opportune moments, silence is my choice. Why, in certain circumstances,…

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What Distracts Me As I Follow Jesus?

The story of Jesus' visit to the home of Martha and Mary has often troubled me. Maybe that is because I identify with Martha. Being a Type A, goal-oriented person concerned with outcomes, impact,…

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Guard My Heart

What determines the course of my life? Obviously, it includes such things as the family of my birth, the opportunities and difficulties of life, and my choices. However, the Bible says that something…

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God's Presence Provides

Why is God's presence so important? Moses knew. He realized that he could not accomplish God's purposes without God's presence. In his incredible dialogue with God, Moses said that he…

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Wholesome

In today’s world where cynicism, sarcasm, and edginess are in vogue, “wholesome” sounds rather boring or naïve. I would not want to be thought of as boring or naïve. …

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Enthusiasm

Words often develop meanings apart from the original dictionary definitions. The word tolerant is an example. To be tolerant is to respectfully disagree, enduring another's opinion while still…

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Teachable Moments on the Journey

Without knowing our destination, any journey becomes a series of wandering trails. Stephen Convey, in his book The 7 Habits of Highly Sucessful People, suggests we must "begin with the end in…

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Results That Matter

I am a results-oriented guy. Give me a goal or challenge and I am quick to respond. Pursuing results is often exciting, but can at times be misleading. …

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