Take Responsibility for Crying Out Loud

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I have noticed that as I am getting older my patience with people who will not take responsibility for their actions is starting to wear thin. Is it just me or does it seem like more people are willing to shift blame these days rather than take responsibility? One of the life changing...

Spiritual Discipline of Contentment

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Well I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving. It is challenging to me to think that yesterday we were stuffing ourselves with Turkey, ham, and all the fixings. The key word is “stuffing” not like what you put in the turkey, but like filling our bellies with more than we should. We...

Suck It Up and Love Someone

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Do you experience the world as a place that is lacking in love? How about forgiveness? Do you wish people would be more loving and forgiving of one another? I know I do. I also know that when I have those dreams of a better world I often ask myself, “So Tim what are you doing to make the...

No Time For Gratitude

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He had lived a lonely life. No one would come near him. Actually that is not quite true, no one was allowed to come near him. He lived on the outside of town with nine other outcasts. Everyday Yafni would gather up whatever scraps of food that he could find. Gathering food was actually very...

How to Avoid Rapid Attitude Decline

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The other day I was having a meeting with some folks. The meeting was not going as well as I had expected. My attitude was going from disappointed, to disbelief, to disgust and it was getting there quite rapidly. As I took a few moments to practice some self-awareness I realized the reason for...

Stressed? Find Your Buddy

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So how are you doing this week? Are you feeling stressed? Overwhelmed? When you do feel stressed, overwhelmed, like the world has gone mad what happens to you mentally and physically? Do you tend to look and feel like this monkey. Henry Cloud the author of The Power of the Other shares in his...

A Divided Nation Under God

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I am writing this post on election day, but you will be reading it about a week later. This post resulted as many of my posts do, after spending time with God. I was praying and reflecting about this election, specifically the day, weeks, and months ahead. As I reflected and prayed the words of...

My Leadership Is Better Than Your Leadership

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  The Cubs won the World Series. We have managed to elect a new president without ripping our country apart. What a strange year this has been? I wonder now that we have finished this election season what do we do? I am wondering what the new breaking story will be? To be honest it is a...

The Commitment Challenge

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  Have you ever noticed that the longer you walk with God the more your commitment to God is challenged? Moses tells the people, “Let’s go, God is leading us out of Egypt.” The people make a mad scramble to the desert. All seems well, except this one little description...