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How to Awaken Wonder in Life: A Story and Prayer

Reading Time: 5 minutes When I was a child I threw myself at life. Literally I flung myself over cliffs and down precipitous bike …

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Two Reasons Extreme Adventure Isn’t All It’s Cracked up to Be

Reading Time: 5 minutes Sitting on a rooftop during lunchbreak with a fellow carpenter I marveled at the wild Colorado sky. Distant lightning bolts …

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What I Want to Tell My Mom Today

Reading Time: 3 minutes We were all amazed you hacked heaven out of a patch of dirt between a parking lot filled with second-hand cars and the apartment building you managed filled with second-hand people. You loved both the roses and the people nearly equally. I don’t know if you know, that rose garden is still there, seventeen years after you last fertilized it. Thank you, Mom. You reflected a beautiful but hardscrabble God to us in that rose garden and in your very life! I love you.

Are You Afraid and Lonely? Pray!

Reading Time: 5 minutes Prayer is to our relationship with God as sex is to a relationship with a spouse. Like sex, prayer can skim along the surface and be about what you get out of it. Or it can be intimate, vulnerable, passionate, diving deep into the mystery of two becoming one.

Finding Your True Worth and Identity in a Word

Reading Time: 5 minutes You and I suffer the same snake bite. We question the worth spoken into us by our Creator. By doubting our original design from God, we lost touch with God as Creator. We search for validation in ill-written dictionaries, which cry: find your worth in your accomplishments, your bathroom mirror, your bank account, your philosophy, your social media likes.

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