Category Archives: challenge

What do you see?

When you look in the mirror, what do you see? When you look inside of yourself, what do you see? You see, I don’t give shit what you look like on outside. YOU ARE INNATELY BEAUTIFUL. You know how I … Continue reading

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Marathon day

Well, I made it through my marathon day and am still employed 🙂  Actually, I had a great day today.  Emotionally and spiritually I was in a funk, but God still showed me His favor.  Though at a few moments … Continue reading

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Uncomplicated…complicated…only God knows

My ipod is beginning to pay dividends in my life.  Spiritually that is.  Whoever thought of podcasting deserves a special place in heaven.  Seriously.  Whatever did we do before podcasting?  Oh wait.  I just entered this world in September.  Funny … Continue reading

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Transparent, real, raw

I wish I were the friend who could tell you what you want to hear.  I wish I were the person who could tell you, and fully believe, that tomorrow, when you wake up, everything will be better.  But God … Continue reading

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Thematic review

You know the unsettled, anticipatory theme that has been running through my writing?  This morning I woke up and it was urgent.  Don’t know what is going on…wish that God would send me the Sparks Notes of the next few … Continue reading

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Direct mail & not-so-deep spiritual insights

So, today I actually felt like I accomplished something.  I sent out half of the mailers for our direct mail campaign.  For the record, direct mail…sucks.  I think I’ve permanently lost feeling on the tips of three fingers because of … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

I think that Valentine’s Day is a wonderful day that has been set aside to show people that you love them.  Thank God we have Hallmark to remind us, for one day, to love people.  In case Jesus didn’t stress it enough … Continue reading

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Ice, perspective and seminary

Looking out the window, the world looks so beautiful.  Everything is so shiny…the light reflecting off of the trees would make a breathtaking photo. But, the reality of it is that when you step outside the door, NJ is a … Continue reading

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Eight months ago, I moved from Massachusetts back to New Jersey.  My living situation wasn’t too good.  With the stress from my job, the tedium of an hour and twenty minute commute and not being in a church, I wasn’t … Continue reading

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The Seed

Today I received this story in an email.  Some of you will recognize it.  For some reason, this story pierced my heart, so I’ve decided to share it.  I pray that you are blessed by it. THE SEED In the … Continue reading

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