Stop Flapping!

Few of us like to be called “bird-brained,” but there are some wonderful insights one can gather observing our lovely avian friends. Birds fly three different ways: Flap [small birds have to constantly flap to stay airborne, and can only go short distances due to fatigue] Glide [some birds can flap up to a certain […]

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Listen First

“Spouting off before listening to the facts is both shameful and foolish.” Prov 18:13 Surely none of us has ever experienced someone answering a matter before he or she hears it out… Were that true, surely none of us has been on social media, at a college, or have dealt with humans at all! Some […]

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The Kitchen Window

Recently I was listening to an audiobook entitled “Beautiful Outlaw.” In this book John Eldredge relates a parable of the way we can develop tunnel-vision about our life, circumstances, God, and relationships. “One day a man decided to board himself up inside his house. He sealed off the doors, the windows, even the chimney.  He […]

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The Power of Inception

Remember that movie Inception that came out a few years back?  With plenty of explosions and an intriguing plot, it was a pretty entertaining and engaging film. Central to the plot of this movie is the concept that a simple idea can take root in a person’s mind and have an unimaginably large impact on the […]

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Emotional Intelligence

One of the familiar songs from the Disney movie “Mulan” is entitled “Be True To Your Heart.”  This notion of following your heart and “being true to yourself” is a dangerous yet common mindset in Western society! How could Stevie Wonder and 98° (the performers of that song) be wrong?  It sounds like a good […]

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