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August 2017

The Blog God Spiked

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Several weeks ago, I wrote two blogs and scheduled them to post while Audrey and I were on vacation. When we returned, I realized one of them never posted. One of two things happened. I didn’t schedule it properly or my really, really smart, hi-tech blog posting system malfunctioned. You decide. Last week, I reread the blog and decided to use it. I polished it up, sent it to a friend for proofing, and then reread…

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Read this Blog and Earn 10 Points!

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My wife tells the story of a teacher who motivated his students by awarding their obedience and success with points. “What do we get for the points?” one student asked. “Oh, points are great,” the teacher said with great enthusiasm. “They are the best! Everybody loves to get points. When you’re older, you’ll really understand. Points are great. Trust me. You want more points!” We live in a world that keeps score, even if the…

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The Rocks of Our Hearts

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Is the soil of your heart prepared for growth? …  Our home rests near the top of a hill, and we’re mostly surrounded by woods. Bermuda grass thrives on the sun-soaked front and one side of our lot, but the back remains very close to its natural state – it mostly grows rocks, not grass. I’ve been thinking lately about investing some time into the backyard – more to make it easier to maintain than…

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