Evoke

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note: this post is longer than my usual one-minute special. Worth the read, I hope. 🙂 If you read my post from last week you’ll see that high school and college students have a lot of questions about God and faith, but there’s one catch: They don’t know what their questions are. Wait, there’s a second catch: Even if they’re …

Student-speak

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Me trying to say something helpful to college students at Cedar Campus, MI Every year for about two weeks in May I spend more time with college students than my usual high dosage. And it always comes just when I’m being released from winter-time prison in MN, so it’s a little tough on my golf game. But holy cow, them …

The Time Diet

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Assumption #1: If I don’t plan my time I will drift. Assumption #2: My wisest moments happen in advance – that is, during the planning phase of life. When I skip planning and just ad lib “in the moment,” things fall apart. I make bad decisions on the fly. Note: I married a person (Sharon) who is naturally organized inside …

The Drifter

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I’m a drifter. No, not a vagabond. Different kind of drifter: I daydream, float, meander. If you know me fairly well this might surprise you. Outwardly, I appear highly organized — maybe even “focused.” But if you know me beyond “fairly,” to REALLY well, you know that my head is in the clouds most of the time. Yes, I can …