Author Archives: Sean Smith

About Sean Smith

Husband, Father, Pastor, Swimmer, Writer, Reader, and attempted Adventurer!

Taking a Hiatus, A Break, a long overdue b

After 627 published posts (this one will be 628), literally a post a day (or more) since December of 2013, I am taking a break. Perhaps permanently in pursuit of other writing goals. Perhaps temporarily. This has been coming for … Continue reading

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Time Out! Finding Space in Time to Read

Spiritual reading takes space in time. Rushing through doesn’t really get at the pacing of the movement and rhythm of our spirit, but it is how most of us read. In the psalms the writers speak of meditating – chewing … Continue reading

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No Guarantees: Sleep and Toddlers

My darling girls do not always believe in sleep. Weirdly, I like reading on the spiritual disciplines, and recently, a reoccurring theme that I have noted is the importance of sleep. It’s essential as a base line from which to … Continue reading

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Denver Downtown Aquarium – Addictive for Kids

J – my 3 year old – has a new favorite place: The Denver Aquarium. We went here sometime back in early July, so this is a bit old, and it was on a cold and rainy day on a cold … Continue reading

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Side Interests: Alternatives to Improve

The bad news: incremental improvement is all there is. It’s disappointing, but I think most of us recognize that it’s true. That said even despite the times where we have a number of simultaneous incremental improvements on several areas that … Continue reading

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Conditioning: Things to Avoid

Every task in life offers things we can do to compliment or build strength. In other words, I am a swimmer, but there are plenty of ways to cross train and condition for improvement. Several club teams with limited water … Continue reading

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Education, Christianity, and the Growth in all Knowledge

For this reason, since the day we heard it, we have not ceased praying for you and asking that you may be filled with the knowledge of God’s will in all spiritual wisdom and understanding, so that you may lead … Continue reading

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