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A Father’s Day Blessing

This is a great blessing: that a child might remember one simple act of loving kindness.

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Little Lords On Streets of Coal

This is a tale about growing up in a place and time. You might not get hockey, but if you were ever a child who dreamed, this story is for you.

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God v The Langoliers: Dawn of Tomorrow

Living in the past is more than stale existence; it’s a terrifying way to go. Thankfully, we are given fresh new moments over and over.

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The Skinny Freshman, part 2: Unknowns

Where was your identity most powerfully shaped? College is the great cocoon for many of us.

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The Skinny Freshman, part 1: Disorientation

Where was your identity most powerfully shaped? College is the great cocoon for many of us.

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Don’t Forget The Toilet Paper: A Memoir

Ever felt completely unprepared for a major life transition? Here is a tale you’ll relate to…

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6 Years: Sharper than Ever

Today is the 6th anniversary of the day Amanda and I stood before God and our community to enter into the covenant of marriage together. And without question, this has been the most tumultuous year of our marriage since our first. One week to the day after we said our vows, we moved to Dayton, […]

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My Family & The Horse Farm: Triple Crown Memories

I hadn’t thought about this major background of my upbringing in a long time, until American Pharoah made history by winning the Triple Crown.

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6 Things I Learned When I Got Divorced

If you’re facing divorce, know that you are not alone, and you can make it.

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Eminem’s Rap God

What’s behind EMINEM’s hit song “Rap God”? What can the song teach us about what it means to wield power?