Measuring Up

mediocrity

My 82-year-old neighbor says, “Sam, you worry too much.” My spiritual director echoes, “It’s okay to let go a little.” My supervisor affirms, “Don’t pull an all-nighter trying to make better what is already great.” As much as I’d like to hear their counsel, I can’t help but ask, Don’t they care? [Read more...]

Creating Momentum

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Ehud took a nation that was at a standstill under foreign rule, and created the momentum not only to get them moving in the right direction, but to regain their independence and stay that way for 80 years. [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Honor Our Competition

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Competition is a good thing. It pushes us to do better and achieve more. However, that doesn’t mean that we should hate our competition. That’s not what God called us to do. Rather, we should respect and honor our competition. [Read more...]

John Wooden’s Hands

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Don’t just do what you have to do to get by, but work heartily, as Christ’s servants doing what God wants you to do. And work with a smile on your face, always keeping in mind that no matter who happens to be giving the orders, you’re really serving God. (Eph. 6:6-7, The Message) [Read more...]

[VIDEO] Hunting Creativity

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After creating us (and the entire Universe), God commanded us to go create things. [Read more...]

The Work of an Artist

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How does one explain art, an action committed for the very lack of words? If I could say it, why would I paint it? [Read more...]


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