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What a 3am Grocery Store Run Taught Me About Relationships

I woke up unusually early this morning; around 2:30am. I was tired of wrestling with the thoughts in my head, so I jumped out of bed to wrestle them on paper. But first, I went to my TRUSTY early morning companion; the Cuisinart. Coffee, check. Sugar, check (don’t judge me). Milk, empty. To prove how much I dislike black coffee, I braved the bitterly cold temps to run to the grocery store.  As I was checking out, a young girl […]

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Why is Trust Important?

Welcome to Seeking Saturday:  2014 Edition 1 If TRUST is my word for 2014, I have to ask myself this question. Why is trust important? __________________________________________________________________________ This wind is howling outside.  It’s simply the cold front rolling in, but I can’t stop thinking about God.  He is at work and His work is mighty.  Like the wind, he is invisible, but you can hear Him and see His movements.  As C. S. Lewis said, “I believe in God as I […]

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A Search for the Truth

I don’t have it all figured out, but I am searching as I continue my journey. I especially DO NOT want to preach. But I do know this… I’m tired of adjusting the truth… I want to be wise… “When the truth presents itself, the wise person sees the light, takes it in, and makes adjustments. The fool tries to adjust the truth so he does not have to adjust to it.” – Dr. Henry Cloud This isn’t a sermon […]

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Your Next Step: Thoughts on Moving Forward When You Feel Stuck

In the summer of 2014, less than one week after completing a Half Ironman, I was diagnosed with stage three, spreading malignant melanoma. I’m not sure I’ll ever be comfortable writing those words, but I am eternally grateful for the prognosis. By God’s grace, I am now cancer free. After my surgery, I took eight months off from exercising. Four of those months were necessary. The other four were a by-product of my own excuses. Finally, after months of internal wrestling, I started running […]

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