Intention cannot lead…

The work I do requires results. I was brought in to lead now-three departments, each in need of a financial turn-around. Given three years to turn them around or shut them down, the only option for me was obvious–if I shut them down I would lost my own job as well. If for nothing else…

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My God is Not a One-Trick Pony…

Pastors and Teachers–this one’s for you. Are these commonly part of your teaching? “You cannot know how deep love can be until you’ve had your own children” “The best training ground for sacrificial love is marriage.” “It is only when looking at your own child that you understand the great sacrifice God made in giving Jesus…

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It’s time…again?

Life. The older I get, the more I see cycles and patterns and how bits and pieces fit together to prepare us for each part of our journey. If you are a follower of Jesus, you can trust that each thing in life will be pulled together for eventual good–so even in the mixing stage…

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Life behind an 18-wheeler

I laughed today as I drove the highway, on the way to a family function. Lots of road equals lots of time to think. As I come up behind an 18-wheel, tractor/trailer, I sigh. I hate following them. You can’t see around them, you can’t see the road in front of them, and if there…

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