Lessons Learned on the Journey

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The Future

"The future is a place of infinite promise and wonder. But by persistently pondering it, we distort the present." This quote (Tim Layden, "Future Issue", Sports Illustrated…

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An Unhurried Cup of Coffee

I asked a man from Germany what he missed most while living in the United States. He replied, "I miss sitting unhurried at a café and drinking coffee with friends. Now I get my coffee at…

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Drudgery or Joy?

Life is difficult! At times nothing seems easy. In fact, it can become drugery - menial tasks, the toils of everday life, the pain, and the "why me?" situations. Yet, I read that: …

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What Water Am I Drinking?

But those who drink the water I give will never be thirsty again. John 4:14 NLT …

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A Confident Hope

I used to think that hope was a feeling of expectation and desire for something good. For instance, as a young boy I hoped for ice cream after my Little League baseball games. This kind of hope was…

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Rest For My Soul

I am in one of those seasons where I need rest for my soul. It seems everywhere I turn I am facing problems and turmoil. What to do? Seeking counsel from those who offer peace and rest often falls…

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How Long Do I Have to Live?

How long do I have to live?” As a medical doctor, patients sometimes asked this question. I did not have the answer but always tried to share hope with them. …

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Pondering

I must be so carefuI. I find myself filling my mind with stuff that, when pondered, leave me with anxiety, fear or anger. Today’s 24/7 information-filled society is my excuse. Television, the…

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Struggles on the Journey – My Unavailability

While living in Hungary, through an amazing set of circumstances, the President of Hungary made himself available for a 30 minute one-on-one appointment with me. Obviously I made myself available.…

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A Quiet Soul in the Information Age

Although I appreciate and enjoy the conveniences and information that technology provides, I see the insidious dangers. The following quotes are from the book Flickering Pixels: How Technology…

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