Monthly Archives: May 2012

Hurry Up and Wait

Just because God wants me to be prepared for something doesn’t guarantee it will happen right away. That’s the real bummer of preparing oneself for an event that is out of our control. I have found that God provides even … Continue reading

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One…Two…Three

While watching a movie today it occurred to me that my character defect of interrupting people hasn’t improved much lately. The fear of not appearing intelligent or ‘in the know’ drives me to answer people before they have reached the … Continue reading

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Dear Ole Dad

As each day passes, I realize that I am becoming more like my father. When people used to tell me that I look like him or act like him, it used to upset me, now I take it as a … Continue reading

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Who Me?

One of my favorite and most challenging of the Four Agreements is to not take things personally. As I go through my day, I find more and more when I ask myself how it concerns me, the answer oftentimes is: … Continue reading

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Opportunity Knocks

Accepting things as they are sounds like a simple enough concept but when trying to practice it, especially when things aren’t going the way I envision them, it can be a challenge. When things are going my way, it’s easy … Continue reading

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Paradise in the Desert

There’s nothing like measuring the amount of growth you have attained than having your adult child come home for an extended visit. One of the benefits of my experience involves a number of his friends that accompany him. It seems … Continue reading

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Shiny Keys

I started thinking about addiction and how the refusal to grow up plays such a big part in most of our struggles to live a clean a sober life. When a child gets irritated, the first thing parents or caring … Continue reading

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