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It’s like falling off a log

Falling off a log became my idea of how we grow. That’s how I heard the minister as she explained that life is a series of Lessons that provide Opportunities that give us Gifts of knowing and growing. Falling off a LOG. And as I pondered the idea, I realized I’d been having just such […]

Posted on September 12, 2018 at 6:59 am by Tim · Permalink · Leave a comment
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Thrill rides with God!

Thrill rides at Silver Dollar City, near Branson, MO, recently gave Cindy and me the chance to shake off adulthood, sort of. It was my first time at a true amusement park in almost 50 years. Thrill rides have come a long way in that half-century. So have I. However, I discovered our long ways […]

Posted on September 5, 2018 at 5:06 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Where’s my authenticity?

With no concern for my authenticity, I read Michael Gelb’s How to Think Like Leonardo da Vinci in 1998, 20 years ago. Curiosita is the first of the seven principles that generated Leonardo da Vinci’s genius. It obviously means curiosity. One of Gelb’s book’s exercises is to stretch (and test) one’s curiosita by listing 100 […]

Posted on August 28, 2018 at 7:11 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Praying Made Easy. 15. To Release Resentment.

The reason to release resentment is simple. It does no good to hold onto resentment of someone else’s words or actions. Some have told me that resentment is a strong motivator. The desire to get even can be a powerful impulse. You harbor resentment, and you become its slave. Buddha put it best: “Those who […]

Posted on March 28, 2018 at 5:14 am by Tim · Permalink · Comments Closed
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