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steam shovels and re-inventing yourself

I read a book most nights with my son before bed called Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel. The book is about a man and his steam shovel named Mary Anne who are losing work due to the new gasoline … Continue reading

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revisiting the blog, the life, the spiritual, the should, the shouldn’t and whatever else that comes to mind

To say it had been a while since I had last written on this blog is to be generous. I had become so tired of reading, writing or even thinking about the topics normally reserved for this blog (spirituality, church[planting], … Continue reading

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Sabbatical: a direction…how about none

I think “ ‘x’ marks the spot” is a good metaphor for my direction right now. Always needing to move toward something… generally something measurable… gets tiring and frustrating. And right now I am happy to stand still, because I … Continue reading

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Sabbatical: back at it?

I suppose I alluded to it in my pervious post, but I am going to take things a little slower this time around (I actually don’t even like referring to it as “this time around” suggesting that this is a … Continue reading

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Sabbatical: an additional word

To those following me, I might just keep with the “Sabbatical” theme as I post over the next few weeks, so bare with me as I unload all the wonderful insights I gleaned over my 6 months off. (Tongue firmly … Continue reading

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Sabbatical: a quick word

As of yesterday (November 1, 2010) my sabbatical officially came to a close from the open house. Most of you know that my sabbatical was a little different than most religious sabbaticals in that I kept working full-time in my … Continue reading

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“Sunday’s coming” mock church movie trailer

“Sunday’s Coming” Movie Trailer from North Point Media on Vimeo. I am not sure if I find this funny because I used to help make this type of service happen or because I realize how seriously so many of us … Continue reading

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Trying to find a new identity

I watched a short video from CTV on Canada and our national identity in light of the current olympics in Vancouver and something hit a chord with me. Maybe living here in Vancouver is the reason for its connection, but … Continue reading

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Bounce… not for everyone

Anna and I were watching some TV last week when a commercial came on for Bounce Fabric Softener. It was one of those commercials where the woman of the house (all in cartoon of course) was looking for that last … Continue reading

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Peter Rollins on theooze.tv

Another quality message (10 minutes total time) from Rollins. I really find myself connecting with this guys words the possibilities he dreams and shares. I hear his words of participation and transformation!

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