Category Archives: Growth

An Unpredictable Life

I have been blessed with an unpredictable life. I love it…I hate it! I don’t believe “standard” will ever be used to describe Lani and I.  We both enjoy this, but a life in the minority breeds unique insecurities.  Conversations … Continue reading

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Find Your Soil

“Be who God meant you to be and you will set the world on fire.” -St. Catherine of Siena Over the past 15 to 20 years, this great quote has fleshed itself out in the form of a question: “What’s my purpose … Continue reading

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A Planned Identity Crisis

The biggest challenge for me in this transition is that I am not only moving my family, changing all of our established systems and uprooting all of our relational connections; personally I am redefining who I am. It’s a planned … Continue reading

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Choosing to Cheat

Through this transitional experience, I’ve discovered my biggest fear.  It wasn’t money or job security.  It wasn’t missing a great opportunity or having to do work I did not enjoy.  My biggest fear as we shifted our lives was being put in a position … Continue reading

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The Contentment Journey

My level of faith is directly connected to my sense of peace.  As I wrestle with uncertainty in my job hunt, challenge of relocation, anxiety of financial shortfalls; contentment is a clear indicator of where I truly am. Despite the uncertainty, do I still … Continue reading

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The Antithisis of Efficiency

inefficient: a. Lacking the ability or skill to perform effectively; b. Not producing the intended result c. Wasteful of time, energy, or materials   So much of my life is spent avoiding inefficiency.  The more I can combine tasks and … Continue reading

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“My” Plan vs. “The” Plan

I have spent many years dreaming about the future.  What could be?  What should be?  Thus, I have found myself with many, many plans for my life.  I have devised potential programs, ministries, travels,  relationships, even businesses.  The swirl of what could … Continue reading

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