Category Archives: Personal growth

On Grief

I wasn’t in the best of places last Father’s Day. Having lost my own dad the year before, the thought of suffering through a day of watching others celebrate something I know longer had was almost unbearable. Staying off social … Continue reading

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Honor Thy Soldier

Today of course is about remembering and honoring those that have served and died for our country.  It should be anyway, but I can’t help but feel something missing from all the tributes lighting up my social media feeds; moving … Continue reading

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A Reality Smack to the Head

                          “There are two ways of spreading light, to be                                      … Continue reading

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White Male Privilege A Myth?

The video above shows a fascinating dialogue between “Louder With Crowder” host Steven Crowder and students at Texas Christian University.  It touches on a number of cultural hot topics, like white male privilege, oppression of minorities and women, whether systemic … Continue reading

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A Simple Reflection

A friend sent me this quote that I thought was the perfect sentiment for the New Year, simple, yet direct. “I release this past year and bless it with love and  am grateful for all the experiences and lessons it … Continue reading

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Civility For Thee

Citizen Tom has a good post up called “Why Such Hatred For Donald Trump?”, that discusses the irrationality behind the Left’s visceral reaction to everything he does. CT essentially makes the argument that Trump is a master at pushing the … Continue reading

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Unplugged

“It is when we notice the dirt that God is most present in us; it is the very sign of His presence.” ~C.S. Lewis I’ve run away from home.  My vacation had  officially started last Wednesday, yet weirdly enough my … Continue reading

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Heart Wins the Game

“Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.” Eunice Kennedy Shriver spoke these words at the opening ceremony of the very first Special Olympics  in July of 1968 at Chicago’s Soldier Field.  The … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About The Shack

Because barely a word has been written on it right?  Kidding of course. After seeing the movie The Shack today my first thought was to blog about it. My second thought, was to immediately shut down that first thought.  Surely, I am … Continue reading

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The Will To Live

Originally posted on Unshakable Hope:
I almost made it through a whole year without being hospitalized or having any additional health problems. Almost. Then, with just a few days left in 2016, I caught a cold. The “common cold” is…

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