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when i was in high school, i infiltrated the AP program. advancement placement. gifted. the supersmart kids’ class. i had tested for AP for both history and english, but came up a few mocking points short. but for some unforseen reason, i got into the AP health class. health was… 

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after the storm

Have you ever gone to bed and woken up the next morning to find that a storm had blown through? Not just raindrops on the ground, but debris everywhere. Tree limbs laying in the yard. Leaves scattered across the driveway. You may have known a storm was coming—the weatherman predicted… 

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the good roommate

most people think that because i’m a writer and editor, i read a lot. honestly, i don’t. after editing documents all day, the last thing i want to do when i come home is read. but a couple of weeks ago, I was home alone. and instead of sitting in… 

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wired

there’s more than one way to God. before you post a comment or tweet that i’m a heretic, hear me out. i firmly believe that Jesus is the ONLY way to God and that the Bible is God’s Word, error-free. i also believe in the Trinity—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit…. 

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pandora

now that 2013 has drawn to a close, i can look back on this past year and identify two prevalent themes woven throughout the year—money and boxes. unfortunately, the year did not involve boxes of money. 2013 was an expensive year. some things were very good things, and some of… 

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not your typical leadership tips

i have been in the workplace for over 25 years. i have had good bosses, okay bosses and a handful of horrible ones. i had one boss who was a chain smoker. she would only be in the office for about an hour or two during the entire workday because… 

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family press conference

i really don’t like repeating myself. i like to say something and be heard the first time. i really don’t like repeating myself. i like to say something and be heard the first time. yeah, the being-heard-the-first-time doesn’t happen very often. the problem is that when it comes to my… 

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breaking bad

life has been really good lately. we moved into a new home. we’re adjusting to the “new.” we have some good friends in our lives. our health is good. we’re paying our bills. our family is doing well. life is good. in fact, it’s too good. it’s been a while… 

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haunted

It was a moment that haunted me for years. A stupid, idiotic, completely senseless act that could only be explained by a complete adolescent brain shutdown. It was a Monday morning, the day after Mother’s Day, a school day. I was in eighth grade. I’ve always been a routine guy,… 

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what it means to be a man

what does it mean to be a man? to be honest with you, i don’t fully know that answer. i’m still figuring it out. just when i think i know what a man is, i understand that there is more to it than that. now obviously there are the anatomical… 

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lost in wonder

life always seems to drift towards a rut, doesn’t it? the “new” always quickly fades and we’re left wanting more. okay, life isn’t quite that ominous, but look around you at other Christians, especially those who have some history at church. we know it all and we’ve seen it all…. 

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