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Get Up!

I did not want to get up. I could hear my trainer from the corner of the ring yelling in slow motion Get Up! I lost count of the several rounds I had gone at this point. My face was flat on the mat. My mouth guard hanging out of my mouth, drool. I thought. “I can’t […]

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The Ox and the Wild Horse

He stared at his reflection in disbelief and shock until a single tear rolled down his long nose into the water, then he awoke. The colt woke up surrounded by straight rows of dirt as far as he could see. He looked to the south and saw a dust cloud rising toward him. Out of […]

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Gaining Mojo from One Good Day

I have a love/hate relationship with Bread & Chips. I hate that I love them sooooooo much! I’d come home from work on so many nights and cracker binge, chip binge, and bread binge. Ugh! This has been going on for some time to the dismay of my waistline. I’d feel bad about myself after […]

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Don’t Be in a Cover Band

“You were born an original, don’t die a copy”- John Mason I never seem to fit. I feel like an odd-shaped puzzle piece looking for the puzzle where I belong.  I pride myself in being different from everyone else. But I’ve also feel lonely, misunderstood and like an outsider. At times that feeling drove me […]

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New Every Morning

When my son was very young like 3 or 4 years old, He had a dream of heaven. In his dream He saw a river that ran through the center of heaven. He described the river as clear with multi-color reflections like a rainbow. He described the river as coming from under a throne. On […]

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Trading in my Instagram Life

How can people that look so OUTWARDLY AWESOME not be as awesome as they appear?  I “know” that this is true but I am sucked in again and again by the image people portray on social media as the reality of who they are, how great their relationships are and how much fun or impact […]

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A River of Love

I remember when I was just a boy; my father would take my friends and I fishing at The Broad River in Western NC.  Dad loved to catch Bass in the local rivers and always had colorful stories about his adventures with his brothers.  It was a boy’s dream.  I remember the first Bass I […]

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COURAGE

Loren Cunningham had the courage to walk away from what was good to pursue God’s best as a young man in his 20’s. He left the security of family traditions, his denominational heritage and an opportunity for a wealthy secure future to purse God’s dream over his life. Loren is my #1 hero in the […]

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