Monthly Archives: March 2015

Listen better

Let’s talk about listening. What comes to mind when you consider the topic? Hmm… I think about content. What should I listen to? What should I not listen to? I think about source. Who should I listen to? Who should … Continue reading

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Scary warts

I’m the father of a 14 year old daughter. Here’s an exchange from breakfast this morning. “I’d already decided that I wasn’t going to have sex until I was married…” Let’s pause there for a moment. My wife and I … Continue reading

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Warning chime

I drove to work this morning in the fog. When I arrived, I grabbed my two bags (personal glimpse into my world — one was a black Temple University canvas bag filled with homework papers to be graded and the … Continue reading

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Friends with benefits

Luke 5 describes Jesus’ healing of a paralyzed man. Friends of the paralyzed man took him to the roof of the location where Jesus was teaching, removed tiles from the roof, and lowered him down on a stretcher into Jesus’ presence. … Continue reading

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Women, men, moods, and wavelength

Here’s an engineer’s take on the difference between men and women. I consider myself qualified for this perspective because I’ve been married for 20 years and I have a 14 year old daughter, so, although I’m a man, I have … Continue reading

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Oh, THAT love…

God loves us so much that He chose to die rather than live without us.  

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Yet He withdrew

If asked to identify the essential ingredients for success, would one of them be “you must often withdraw”? I have to admit that I haven’t used that strategy (although neither have I been successful at every endeavor I’ve pursued). The … Continue reading

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