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Lessons Learned from Boat-Dwellers in Lockdown

  A friend recently messaged me with this question: “How’s the lockdown going for you and Gene? I imagine your sailboat is feeling quite small these days.”   I smiled. Some days I would agree.   Seriously, where does one go to find solitary space on a sailboat? Sailor-Man works at the kitchen table and… [ read more ]

When God’s Orders Don’t Make Sense

Has God ever asked you to do something that didn’t make sense? If so, you’re not alone.   Noah built an ark. I can hear him now: “An ark? Okay. Uh—what’s an ark?”   Gideon whittled his army down until only 300 men remained. Imagine a General discussing that strategy with his officers.   The… [ read more ]

The Legacy We Leave

I enjoyed holding my three-year-old granddaughter Anna during yesterday morning’s church service. During the praise and worship songs, I balanced her on my hip and moved with the music. She’s a born dancer, so she loved every minute. She grinned at me and I grinned back, especially when she mimicked me as I raised one… [ read more ]

Doing versus Being

As a task-oriented person, I’m tempted to start the New Year by writing a long list of goals I’d like to accomplish in 2010. It would start with basic stuff like…. Lose another 10 pounds. Keep my office tidier by filing papers immediately rather than letting them pile up. Figure out how to connect Facebook… [ read more ]