Tag Archives: Purpose

Trophies Don’t Go To Those With A Good Beginning: Thoughts from the Back of the Bus

I am so proud to present a guest writer to this blog today. My grandson, Matt Northway, is a high school junior and track athlete who throws both the shot and discus. Sitting in the back of the team bus … Continue reading

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Finishing Well or Running the Race?

Much has been written on the subject of “Finishing Well.” People of all flavors who are in my stage of life, are wondering how they can live out the remainder of their lives well. For some of us that may … Continue reading

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The Heart of Man Plans His Way … A Lesson from the Porcelain Throne

From time to time, my wife and I are complimented on the style and design of our home. While we are pleased with the way things turned out, there are some things that turned out better than we could have … Continue reading

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A Consistent Source of Truth

So on Tuesday I posted sort of an introduction to the topic of ethics. This will be my attempt to pass along to others a methodology for filtering all they see, hear and feel in this world and the way … Continue reading

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Living Life In Crescendo

I’ve had this philosophy about stewardship of the 62 years that God has invested in me. I’ve felt that I should not go sit on the sidelines and put the years of experiences, life lessons and professional skills on the … Continue reading

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Lessons of the Tumbleweed

Today I had the opportunity for another first in my life. I pulled tumbleweed that had grown on the hill sloping away from the driveway. I learned something in that interaction with God’s creation. Tumbleweeds have almost no root structure … Continue reading

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Reckless Words

Be quick to listen and slow to speak. Think before opening your mouth to offer an opinion. Think about the implications of what you are about to say. A word spoken in anger or without consideration of what you are … Continue reading

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