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Redemptive Father Hood

In a world of screwed up Fathers, Fathers’ Day can be rough on folks. Let’s face it, even if you liked your dad – there may not have been the best relationship sitting there. For many, the very idea of … Continue reading

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Poetry Month: Day 23 Khalil Gibran

On Pain by Khalil Gibran: Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain. And … Continue reading

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Justice: Sitting Shiva

Job sits there covered in sores and in the midst of grief, and his friends sit silently with him for seven days. They spoil it all shortly by opening their mouths, but seven days is a long time. The problem … Continue reading

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Triathlon Number 3

  Despite a week of inactivity from back pain, I got up this morning pumped and ready to go for my third triathlon. Swimming is a big part of my life, and running is getting there. I’ve ran a half … Continue reading

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