Category Archives: General

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Successful Failure

We spend a lot of our lives doing the impossible – trying to perform for God. This became real to me sitting on a hillside a few years back. The moment is still indelibly etched into my memory. My mind … Continue reading

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Life Lessons from a Pioneer Farmstead

Just off the trail of my backyard hike at The Wilderness Center just outside Wilmot Ohio, I can stop by an ancient spring and reflect by its emergent flow. There’s a historic marker here for the Kilgore farmstead, deeded by … Continue reading

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The Power of Camp

Christian Camp and Conference Association (CCCA) has launched a social media campaign to promote the power of camp for life changing impact in a child’s life. Supporting this campaign, I encourage you to visit: http://www.facebook.com/thepowerofcamp I would also like to … Continue reading

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Waiting on God

I finally enjoyed a couple of days hiking in the snow. Each season endows us with its own beauty, for which I intend to enjoy each moment of God’s created Glory. Thought and decisions in the making rummaged through my … Continue reading

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There is Always Hope!

There is always hope. Wouldn’t it be nice if we could neatly put away trouble with a new year; put last year’s good stuff on the shelf of memories and truly get a fresh start? We wish. We wish for … Continue reading

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Stay Focused with a Yearly Reread of Books on Leadership

Reading is my method of ongoing education and inspiration. In general I’ll focus on three different areas for development: spiritual growth, professional growth and knowledge. Fiction I read to relax.  It also fosters creative thinking and news ways of looking … Continue reading

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Open the Door to Christmas

Open the Christmas door at my house right now and you’ll hear the music of the Christmas story while the gals in the house bake mom’s special recipe Christmas cut outs. The tantalizing smell overwhelms. Holiday lights radiate the warm … Continue reading

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