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What’s an Idea?

I’ve always loved ideas. Having them, talking about them, writing about them, implementing them. I’m part of an innovators group through my church for people launching their own ideas into action. We meet every week to collaborate about the progress and development of our projects. Album producing, micro-green gardening, injury prevention training, tutoring, yoga instructing. … Continue reading

Serious Charm

What do we do with important ideas? Because merely having them doesn’t count for much. The charm of our imagination, our words, and the spaces between them become the stories we tell. These stories have the power to determine if someone listens to and trusts what we say. Stories spread ideas. Important ideas need better … Continue reading

Tarried or Stuck.

Some synonyms: Tarry (v.) // linger, stay, remain, pause, (a)bide, wait, dawdle. Stuck (v.) // remain, stay, linger, dwell, persist, continue, last, endure, burn. Are these two words different? I feel an intrinsic draw to the idea of tarryness. It feels holy, intentional, strong. Yet stuckness exposes my fear of being trapped, claustrophobic, static, boring, afraid. How do two words that are … Continue reading

Another reason I love words.

In the depths of the darkness that can consume us, I believe we must put our thoughts into words.  We need to tell our stories because in doing so we are no longer held captive to the darkness.  We learn that we are not alone.  We see light and experience hope. I believe that words … Continue reading

Timing, part 2

Last week I wrote about timing being the Father’s business.  It’s hard to live in that reality, especially when we live in a culture that is obsessed with being right and being in charge (anyone watch the premier of Modern Family?). Yet, over and over again, Jesus makes it clear that “it is not for … Continue reading

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