Category Archive: Faith

Faith

Dec
18

Struggling with Expectations

A man who becomes conscious of the responsibility he bears toward a human being who affectionately waits for him, or to an unfinished work, will never be able to throw away his life. He knows the "why" for his existence, and will be able to bear almost any "how."
-Viktor Frankl

This is the sixth post in a series expanding on 20 Things I Learned from My Toddler. You can fit a lot more commitments in your life than you think. As a full-time college student several years ago, I remember how busy my life was and couldn’t imagine fitting more responsibilities into my life. However, …

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Nov
15

Letting Go and Embracing Change

Often, when you think you're at the end of something, you're at the beginning of something else. I've felt that way many times. My hope for all of us is that "the miles we go before we sleep" will be filled with all the feelings that come from deep caring - delight, sadness, joy, wisdom - and that in all the endings of our life, we will be able to see the new beginnings.
-Fred Rogers

When I let go of my career as a junkie at 16 years old, I experienced a distinct sense of grief. Even though the life I was facing had more hope and promise than I had ever before experienced, I was letting go of a huge part of my life and myself. Misery, despair, disappointment …

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Nov
09

Hearing the Voice of God

Every morning I spend fifteen minutes filling my mind full of God; and so there's no room left for worry thoughts.
-Howard Chandler Christy

This is the third and final post in an impromptu series on the voice of God. I started writing on this topic with the intention of writing a single post, but now believe that this topic needs much more than that. In fact, I would like to invite you to participate by commenting or posting …

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Nov
08

The Voice of God, Part 2

Every happening, great and small, is a parable whereby God speaks to us, and the art of life is to get the message.
-Malcolm Muggeridge

Inside North Fork Road at Glacier National Park. I ended yesterday’s post in the middle of a story of how God lead me through the voices of others and events in my life to run my own business and start this website. Where I left off, my wife and I both found ourselves unexpectedly unemployed …

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Nov
07

The Voice of God, Part 1

People see God every day, they just don't recognize him.
-Pearl Bailey

Have you ever heard the voice of God? If you are familiar with stories from early religious text such as the Holy Bible, you probably remember stories in which God speaks directly to people. Perhaps you have wondered why God was so vocal in early human history while we don’t seem to hear much from …

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