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Bike Ride From Hell And The Man Who Saved Our Day

It’s a lesson I need to remember as I travel this journey called life. My actions can have a direct impact on those around me, good or bad. How we treat people can make or break their day. Saturday morning Kathy and I drove up to Corvallis early so we could get in a good…
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What Happens When You Tell The Truth: The Whole Truth?

We use a lot of music in the videos we produce. Some we pay for but some of our favorite music is actually free with a credit. I MESSED UP A week or so ago I woke up in the middle of the night and thought: “Am I doing my music credit right?” I don’t…
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Easter Traditions Shatter Like Egg Shells

This weekend millions of people will head to Christian Churches to celebrate Easter. A few years ago, questions over this pagan holiday turned Christian (by church leaders 1700 years ago or so) started bothering me. I’m all for celebrations and I’m not anti pagan holidays but what started to crack for me was the mixing…
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Warning: Faith Based Post Below

I hear talk in the church of why so many are leaving and yet they still believe in God. In the time of Jesus and right after, followers flocked to the faith, because it was truth and it set them free. Today, Christianity is based a lot on religion and less on the actual words…
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Sitting is the new Smoking: It’s Killing Us.

A month or so ago I discovered every time I got up to get out of my chair my legs were cramping. I run and swim a lot so my legs get their fair share of use. It was getting so bad I'd limp to my car at the end of the day. I read…
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Why Am I So Attached To A Piece Of Machinery?

My speedometer in my car is a major focus these days. As the numbers roll by, I watch for the big 200-oh. Friday night as I drive home from work the numbers are moving when I realize my TSX is going to turn over the 200,000 mile mark as I pull into my driveway. And…
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Revelation: Rick’s Troll Management Plan

It doesn’t matter what we say or even how we say it someone out there is waiting to pounce, prance and pooh on our thoughts an ideas. PROTECT THE FAMILY JEWELLS So I had this thought the other day: Maybe it’s time to hold on to my pearls. Rick Dancer used to be a guy…
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He Still Speaks in Parables

As I rummage around the word of God this morning I am taken back by the clues and hints our creator leaves behind and yet we, his creation, still miss them. We hear and see what tickles the ears and emotions and miss his meaning and wonder why the creation is in such disarray. When…
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Is That Your Real Story?

“Sometimes the story we’re telling the world isn’t half as endearing as the one that lives inside us.” Donald Miller FROM THE MOUTH OF BABES Speaking to a group of students at Churchill High School the other day something came out of my mouth that doesn’t very often land on the air outside my mouth.…
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“Not All Who Wander Are Lost” Changes Everything.

I’m not a guy who pays attention to Tee Shirt sayings. Oh, I don’t have anything against people who wear them but billboards on cloth just aren’t my thing. Today that changed. A kid with a Tee Shirt that read: “Not All Who Wander Are Lost” rocked my world. The words nag somehow awakened something…
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