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Aug 24 2010


7/25/10 I learned a long time ago that I’m not that great at transitions. I’m always super stoked until they actually happen. I like to find comfort zones. But, following up on my reflections about people, kids, who are basically stuck in the Valley, I’m wondering how I can re-align my perspective. I know it’s…

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Aug 24 2010


7/24/2010 In a list mood: 6 reasons I love my sleeping bag 1)     it’s green, albeit faded 2)     when I fail at rolling it up, it stays loosely tied together and doesn’t start to unravel until just before I’m setting it down 3)     It gives me the out to ask people for help rolling it…

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Aug 19 2010

7/7/10 persevering

7/7/2010 “Sow for yourselves justice, reap the fruit of piety; break up for yourselves a new field, for it is time to seek the LORD, till he come and rain down justice upon you.” On the days when I have time, scratch that, make time, to do the daily readings, I tend to be struck…

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Jul 31 2010

God is good.

6/27/10 This is more personal, less teachery. I had been moping a little about not really finding a solid community here and just wondering kind of what God was thinking. Like, how do I stay close to Him with little support or time? Last night, I wrote about how I just had to trust that…

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