Category Archives: Give

A Few Simple Stories of Hope

I was conned into writing a story about hope for the Hope Blog Tour, by The Outpatient Monk. He promised his readers I’d write one before I even said yes. That made me smile and start writing. Thanks, friend. A penned … Continue reading

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How To Change The World

Every time I take a trip, I’m reminded of a good lesson when I return home. I’ll travel to some exotic location (like Nebraska) for a few days, and then return to normal life. My friends inevitably ask, “how was … Continue reading

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The Greatest Gift We Can Give

About six years ago, I declared myself a Vegetarian. I chose this for multiple reasons, none of them having to do with a dislike of meat (I love meat. Especially of the venison variety). I made the switch to pay … Continue reading


Birthday gifts and a video blog

Friday night video blog for you! (Please ignore the jump in the middle. Yes, I edited this.) (Please ignore the loud sound at the end. I have no idea what that is.) (I’ve never uploaded a video to  youtube before.) … Continue reading


A Tale of Wealth and Poverty

I planned on stopping for lunch at 12:30, so I’d have enough time to make my 1:00 meeting. The meeting was three blocks away from my office, and lunch about half way between. As I approached the next intersection, I … Continue reading


Growing Up, Giving More, and Going Forward

Last year, I added the tagline, “Growing up, Giving more, and Going forward” to the blog. You’ll see that phrase scattered throughout the site if you look closely enough. At the top of the page, the words, “Grow, Give, Go” … Continue reading

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People Loving Nashville

For two and a half years, I’ve left work thirty minutes early every Monday. By 4:45, I’m in a church kitchen, helping the three or four people who arrived hours earlier. I know exactly where the cutting boards are, as … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Laura Pritchard, New Life Gym

I had the privilege of spending time with Laura Pritchard in Atlanta last week. Laura is a woman who practices what she preaches. I admire her unconditional love for all people; her contagious energy lights up a room. I’ve asked … Continue reading

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Gathering ‘Round the Table

This week I enjoyed hosting a “Gather ‘Round” event on behalf of CONSP!RE Magazine. A Gather ‘Round is really just a fancy name for dinner and discussion. Several new and old friends gathered around to enjoy a feast. As we … Continue reading


Son of God orphanage update

I’m saddened to wake up this morning to the news that rescued children from Son of God orphanage, are missing. Here’s more information from Seth Barnes. I’ve seen that the United States has a history of running in to “save” … Continue reading