Eye-openers

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I recently meandered onto a couple of blogs which have grabbed my full attention. Far Beyond The Stars | The Art of Being Minimalist, by Everett Bogue which led me to… Becoming Minimalist, by Joshua Becker Wow. It feels like home.

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Sometimes when I finally “get it” it hurts. My heart hurts from the joy, sadness, relief, wonder. I am in disbelief that God just talked to me. Little ol’ me. He just put things into place in front of me in a way that clicked. The best kind of learning. The joy of dots being

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[Cross posted from my SoulRevolution.net mini-blog. Currently on day 28 of the 60-60 Experiment.] I want to be perfect. I want God to love me because I earned it. I want to be entitled to all kinds of good things because I worked hard and did a good job. There is a whole lot of

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The message last week in church (will post a link if I can find the video) was inspired by John Ortberg’s book, “When the Game is Over, It All Goes Back in the Box“.  It’s had me thinking this week, as I struggle with priorities.  There’s just too much to do in my life, how

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There’s a lot going on in my head, in my life, in my spirit.  I have wanted to blog about it several times, but I don’t yet have the words. This Experiment has, so far, been the most profoundly impactful thing I’ve done.  It’s bringing things to the forefront that I haven’t really dealt with

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I read Dave Ferguson’s blog entry last night on hearing from God everyday. I watched portions of a video on the DARPA Grand Challenge, a competition to create driverless cars.  In the video they explained how the software had to be written to handle the plethora of course corrections needed to keep the vehicles on

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Ann V. posted this on her blog a few months back, and it is something I plan to spend some time thinking on. Won’t you join me? A Question: ~from Mary Oliver’s Summer Day from a Poem a Day for American High Schools : “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your

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I don’t know what took me so long, but I finally got out my Christmas CDs. I played one song and it was like the switch was flipped. It’s one that took me a while to find. It’s David Foster’s Instrumental, Carol of the Bells. I turned it on this afternoon and played about 4

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One of the things that I am doing as part Thin Within is practicing what they call “Observation and Correction”. I have written about this before. I have read it many times. I have tried to think the way I *should* about things. Mostly, it didn’t work for me much in the past. I think

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I get it. The Good News. I think I’m finally getting it. Romans 5:1-11 (NLT) Faith Brings Joy 1 Therefore, since we have been made right in God’s sight by faith, we have peace with God because of what Jesus Christ our Lord has done for us. 2 Because of our faith, Christ has brought