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The Same Room

Something powerful happens when you sit face-to-face, in the same room with people: ideas spread. There’s really no other magic to it.  Sure, a common purpose helps.  Shared interests.  Passionate and interesting people.  An engaging starting point.  More than a couple hours of uninterrupted time.  Maybe a touch of feng shui. But the bottom line … Continue reading

A Question.

For the last two years, every Monday morning at 7:30AM a group of about 6 girlfriends and I occupy the largest table at Peet’s Coffee in Evanston.  It’s not a very big table, nor is it a very big coffee shop, so we most often end up collecting every unoccupied chair in the place.  Each … Continue reading

Move it.

Often, in the midst of life’s big decisions and heartache people wonder, Where is God in all this?  Why isn’t He showing up and telling me what to do?  Why isn’t He doing anything to fix it? I agree that it’s hard to believe, let alone tangibly experience, that God is active and moving both … Continue reading

Moments versus Monuments

The story in the Bible of the transfiguration of Jesus has always perplexed me.  Peter goes up this mountain with Jesus, all of a sudden there’s a bright light and Jesus is joined by Elijah and Moses.  This is apparently a really big deal and in the midst of the scene Peter offers to build … Continue reading

In 7 Years

I get Seth Godin’s blog sent to my email every day.  (And if you don’t, you should!  Click on the Website tab of this page to find out how.)  Reading his blog is probably one of the most valuable daily routines I have. Today he asked the question – Seven years from now, what will … Continue reading

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