Pick one thing. Do it well.

“I’m completely stuck,” I said. “When you say ‘completely’,” Tim said, “What do you mean? That you sit in one place,  permanently unmoving?” I wanted to nod, but I understood the irony of having the capacity to walk into Lystra Tea Company and to order a medium bold and to have the money to pay […]

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Honest assessment of impending struggle.

Jesus said, “Now, my heart is troubled. And what shall I say, ‘Father save me from this hour?’” You know the feeling? It was a couple days before Good Friday. As best as I can tell, this is part of the last speech that Jesus gives, the end of his public teaching. In the next […]

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Pick one thing. Do it well.

“I’m completely stuck,” I said. “When you say ‘completely’,” Tim said, “What do you mean? That you sit in one place,  permanently unmoving?” wanted to nod, but I understood the irony of having the capacity to walk into Lystra Tea Company and to order a medium bold and to have the money to pay for […]

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Looking for energy?

“But I don’t have the energy.” For the third time in the conversation I said “I would think [X] through but I don’t have the energy.” I made a note in my journal to find the energy to figure out why I was using that excuse. Because it was an excuse. I was telling my […]

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As best as we know how

I’ve been thinking about the amount of time that I have to make a difference in myself and in others. I’ve been thinking about three amounts of time. 1. What can I do today? 2. What can I do in the next thirty days? 3. What can I do in the next 25 years? Today […]

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