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Being a Christian in the US today is rough.

 Don’t get me wrong. It’s not as rough as it is in Muslim countries. I can declare my faith openly here without fear of being killed, tortured, losing property or being imprisoned. Being a Christian doesn’t mean that I’ll lose … Continue reading

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Do the hard things

Yesterday was the first true test of my new life. I was home, in my apartment, alone…alone with my own thoughts. That can be a scary place.  I couldn’t get out of bed, for starters. I was, and frankly am, … Continue reading

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What the fluff?!?!

This morning, I may have freaked out a little bit. I am leaving my job 😳 Yea, I made a rational decision based on evidence that it is time for me to leave. Yes, I know that I know that … Continue reading

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New beginnings

This week is going to be a week of lasts for me. It is bittersweet.  After 10 years, I am retiring from the dental industry…specifically from working in a dental office. I know more about periodontal disease, brushing, flossing, crowns … Continue reading

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Craving a mission

Someone I know went on her first mission trip recently.  I cannot wait to talk to her this week…to see the fire in her eyes, the passion that has been unlocked. I haven’t been on a mission trip in several … Continue reading

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An un-dangerous life

I live a safe life.  Today as I was driving to work, it occured to me that I live my life in a bubble. I exist in a suburban bubble.  I live in a small town.  I work in another … Continue reading

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My hands need to get dirty

This weekend I wrote about my friend Peter in Uganda.  I also watched coverage of Houston being beaten by Hurricane Ike.  Today, I saw a story of some guy in Uganda who is kidnapping kids, trying to teach them the … Continue reading

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Wanderlust…

I’ve made a grave mistake.  Recently I have started reading blogs from people who are in Africa.  I am very lustful right now.  I want to travel.  I want to go somewhere far away and build something.  Or hug some … Continue reading

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