Resilience: Meantime Quite often in our conversations, we used the word; meantime as a bridge. “I know I need to…but I’m not ready; so in the meantime…” The meantime seems to connect the past and the future. At times it feels like a holding pattern. It might even be a pause between what you are […]

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Resilience

Resilience How resilient are you? Have you ever been through an experience that sucked all your emotional strength to the point where you felt so exhausted you couldn’t think straight? Have you ever been so disappointed in a person or a group of people that you question your own sense of emotional balance and wonder […]

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Dream 5

I have a friend who has an interesting way of answering the question, how are you? He usually answers: “Living the dream!” At first I didn’t give much thought to his answer, however his answer has become more meaningful to me as time has gone by. When someone asks me how I am doing, I […]

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Dreams 4

Did you ever play pretend when you were a child? I love to play pretend, but it began in my adult life. Let me explain. As children we can pretend to be adults. We can also pretend to have adult jobs filled with adult conversations, playing adult roles, etc.… We can actually pretend to be […]

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Dreams 3

Dreams 3 Every once in a while I go through bouts of insomnia that are very annoying. Imagine being awake at three o’clock in the morning and not being able to fall asleep again. The clock slows down as the seconds, minutes of the early morning crawl by. At times I keep my eyes closed […]

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Dreams 2

Dreams 2 My own writing haunted me this week. I was in shock that I actually started writing again. I couldn’t get away from the idea that I’d forsaken my dream for such a long time. I kept wondering and asking myself, what kept me stuck for so long?. I kept remembering how guilt took […]

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Dreams

Dreams It has recently occurred to me that not everyone has dreams. Perhaps I should clarify what dreams I am talking about. There are nocturnal dreams and there are life dreams. I’ve encountered people who have neither. I for one dream every night and I do have some life dreams. One of my life dreams […]

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Easter

How then will you live? My favorite philosopher Francis Schaeffer pushed the argument that humans would not have done well with an impersonal god. He suggested that the life, death and resurrection of Jesus-Christ met the human need for a personal-infinite God. This is a season when the Christian world celebrates the greatest sacrifice of […]

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The View

The View Have you ever given some thought on how God sees you? It’s said that you are a composite of the five people you are closest to. I guess it’s another way of saying that you attract who you are or who you want to be. Everyone you attract sees you from a certain […]

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Giftedness

Giftedness One of the questions I get asked a lot is, ‘what am I supposed to do with my life?’ This question is asked by all kinds of people at different stages of life. We were all created with a need to be relevant and to do what we were created to be. We are […]

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