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adventures in small talk: episode 3

if you’ve followed this blog for a while, you’re well aware of my small talk deficiency. after a couple of minutes, my ability to engage someone in conversation quickly expires to the point of a milk carton in a college student’s refrigerator. (see my previous posts, adventures in small talk… 

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adventures in small talk: episode 2

if you’ve seen my previous post, you already know that i’m socially awkward when it comes to small talk. i lack an athletic gene, and i’m also missing a small talk gene. and while Facebook allows us to become more connected in an easy way, unfortunately it has contributed to… 

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adventures in small talk: episode 1

there are a few things missing from my dna strand. in addition to an absence of athletic ability—which somehow got passed from my father to my brother, and skipped me—i also lack a small talk gene. i have the complete ability to shut down a conversation and lead it to… 

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the unpost

hey, parent, i saw that stream of posts about your kid’s accomplishments. yeah, we’re excited too. you’ve got a great kid. we’re big fans. congrats on that little league trophy. on making the team. on that dance recital—she looked so beautiful. on that college scholarship. on that report card—wow, all… 

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out of the ashes

when it comes to movies, i handed in my man card a long time ago. while many guys i know include movies like Gladiator and Braveheart in their favorites, mine include Shadowlands, The Help and The Incredibles. so with that disclaimer, it should come as no surprise that i added… 

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the gospel of right choices

there’s more than one way to get to where you need to go. it’s why i don’t just look up directions on the maps app on my phone. i also check out google maps. sometimes they are in sync, other times they provide different ways to get to my desired… 

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a prayer for those of us who are cracking

“We now have this light shining in our hearts, but we ourselves are like fragile clay jars containing this great treasure. This makes it clear that our great power is from God, not from ourselves. We are pressed on every side by troubles, but we are not crushed. We are… 

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