Monthly Archives: July, 2012

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    Cultivating a Culture of Questions

    “Daddy, when I was in mommy’s belly could I see God since God lives in mommy’s heart?” “Daddy, when we go to heaven are we older or younger?” “Do those firefighters love God?” “Does a fish have a penis?”  “When I get married will my husband carry me into our house?”  “How is this tree...

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    Cultivate – Proverbs from the 2012 Intensive – Volume II

    cul·ti·vate/ˈkəltəˌvāt/  verb: prepare and use (land) for crops or gardening; break up (soil) in preparation for sowing or planting You have one life to live, it is yours. Be present in it. Cultivate your life and domain as if it were your private garden. Your future harvest will depend on it.        ...

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    Be There – On Parenting the Heart

      Much of the time I blow it.  But these past few months I’ve been focused on being present and engaged with my kids, and my wife, at the expense of so many other things… Teaching Abigail how to make beaded necklaces and sew a button Shooting bows, laser tag, picnics at a hidden lake...

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    Live Aloha – Proverbs from the 2012 Intensive

    pro·verb – /ˈprävˌərb/ noun: A wise saying of ancient origin At the close of the most recent Intensive retreat that many of us shared together, younger men had the rare and remarkable opportunity to hear proverbs from older men that have traveled much of the road before us. (Jeremiah 6:16) I want to reflect those...

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