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No Small Lives

  A great actor can transform a bit part into something amazing and…


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Book Recommendation: "Lessons from the Monk I Married"

  I’ve been running full steam over the last six months with a new…


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Movie Lessons: Almost Famous

My friend, David Horne, occasionally writes a “Movie Lessons” segment for his…


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Free the Fireflies

  Summer always reminds me of childhood when I would play outside with…


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Live Outside the Lines

  Life on the ground is often rigid. We spend the better part of our days…


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From a Distance

  As I neared my speaking venue, I suddenly regretted not making time to…


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Eyes High: A Simple Mood Lifter

Whenever I lift my eyes toward the sky, my mood improves. I noticed this a long…


Hand with paintbrush painting blue sky and clouds

Lego Wasteland

Susan and I spent a recent Saturday cleaning out a few closets in dire need of…


Do It Your Way

Six years ago, three friends and I spent a week paddling fifty miles in canoes…


Cloud shaped like a ying yang in the sky

A Double Life

I have a secret to share: I’ve been leading a double life. For many readers of…