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Dying To Yourself

December 11, 2013 — 1 Comment

 

Life is hard.

Evidence of my need to die to my own desires...

Evidence of my need to die to my own desires…

We are busy. There are constant demands for our time, energy and presence.

We are getting close to finishing 2013. When I look back at this year, I’m amazed at what has transpired in my life. It’s been an incredible year. But it’s also been an incredibly full year. Continue Reading…

 

I think I might be insane.

Penny the puppy

Penny the puppy

Sara is due to have our second baby on July 5th, my 30 page DMin paper is due August 1st, I still have to finish 6 books before writing the paper, I’ll be the only pastor at our church for a little while starting June 14th, and 9 days ago

we bought a puppy. Continue Reading…

Give Yourself Grace

May 14, 2013 — 2 Comments

 

Last week, I was indirectly bragging about getting up early and working out. I talked about being weird because normal is dumb.

Well, for most of the rest of the week, I didn’t wake up early and work out, and I didn’t do all that much writing or reading. Or healthy eating.

An example of why I need to give myself grace.

An example of why I need to give myself grace.

By the end of the week, I was feeling like a pretty big screwup. I started to chastise myself: Continue Reading…

Terrible at First

April 23, 2013 — 3 Comments

 

Something amazing happened on Sunday night.

The closest to a smile I saw.

The closest to a smile I saw.

Lylah actually tolerated her bath.

But it was after a few minutes of earth-shattering screams. Let me be clear: Lylah wasn’t just shedding a few tears, sniveling, and occasionally letting her anxiety get the best of her by raising her voice.

We might as well have dropped Lylah in a bath of acid. Continue Reading…

 

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