Tag Archives: Lessons

I am

I am a native of my community. I was born and raised in the same local place. Then so moved away and spent a little more than a decade out of state before finding my way back home. That also … Continue reading

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Time to…

The hills of Santa Maria are teaming with rolling acres of farmland.  Even in June, there were fields in different stages of harvest.  It was far from what I expected, but as I listened to the stories from my aunt … Continue reading

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Rearview beauty

Sometimes the most beautiful scenes are in the rearview mirror looking back on our lives. We have been driving most of the evening, leaving San Francisco and heading south towards Pismo Beach. We had hoped to reach the beach by … Continue reading

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Projects

We placed an offer on a house in March. It was an unexpected decision, but felt right. As I looked at the pictures of the house after we made the offer, I told my husband that the kitchen table we … Continue reading

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The Plank

I am getting used to God speaking to me about my behavior when I think that I have been wronged personally. Maybe I am the only one who gets a righteous indignation about certain behaviors from others. That is where … Continue reading

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Representations of denial

And Simon Peter followed Jesus, and so did another disciple. Now that disciple was known to the high priest, and went with Jesus into the courtyard of the high priest. But Peter stood at the door outside. Then the other … Continue reading

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Growing in Salvation #Write31days

Like newborn babies, you must crave pure spiritual milk so that you will grow into a full experience of salvation. Cry out for this nourishment, 1 Peter 2:2 NLT I was raised in church.  I have a strong foundation in the Word … Continue reading

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Lean Life Methodology

POD #21: Lean Life MethodologyAs we near the end of this second 10-day sprint of this challenge, write about what your next steps might look like, in moving towards your calling, creation, and purpose. IDEALLY, sit still for 10 minutes … Continue reading

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 The Power of Projection

POD #18: The Power of Projection Think back to a recent time when you gave someone advice, about anything, big or small. What was it? Can you get any value out of taking this advice yourself? Write a little more … Continue reading

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Conditions for happiness

POD #12: Conditions for happinessScan your world. Is there any relationship or project or area of your life in which you have been imposing impossible conditions on your happiness?Is there any place in your life where you are telling yourself the … Continue reading

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