Category: Radical Hope

FOUR STEPS TO HAVING A POSITIVE IMPACT THAT WILL CHANGE YOUR LIFE

January 30, 2013 - Radical Hope

The time we have here on earth is precious. We can’t purchase a single moment, cheat death, or remain young. But that doesn’t mean we have no control over what happens—on the contrary. We can decide if we are...

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FIVE WAYS TO TELL IF YOU’RE ON THE RIGHT PATH

January 28, 2013 - Radical Hope

I am out of the country once again, and although I miss my kids and grandkids, I love being here. Times like these remind me how small I am in this universe. I’m insignificant in the grand scheme of...

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WHAT’S MORE IMPORTANT — CHRISTMAS PAST, PRESENT, OR FUTURE?

December 24, 2012 - Radical Hope

On this Christmas Eve, as I miss my Gwen, my heart is filled with wonderful memories of life together.  It doesn’t have to be that way, but I choose to remember the good times–the Christmas Eves spent putting bikes...

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Christmas Spirit In Difficult Times

November 30, 2012 - Radical Hope, Serious Struggles

This time of year is filled with memories—most of them are sweet, some bittersweet, and I wouldn’t trade them for anything. But I know that there are those who are struggling with the Christmas season for one reason or...

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FOUR WAYS TO TRAIN YOUR MIND — THE RIGHT WAY

October 10, 2012 - Radical Hope

I like to stay in shape. I exercise, run, watch what I eat (I consume all of my dairy as ice cream), and keep track of my cholesterol and blood pressure. This is good, but there is something more...

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HOW TO KNOW IF IT’S SAFE TO FOLLOW GOD

September 17, 2012 - Radical Hope

No doubt—the world is a dangerous place. Every day men and women put their lives on the line for our country, for freedom here and around the globe, for their families and loved ones, for the spread of the...

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WHEN GOD DOESN’T MAKE SENSE TO ME

August 15, 2012 - Radical Hope

Sometimes things go the way we want them to—sometimes they don’t. In a world where it is more important to spread God’s Word than to eat, we need to be able to accept what He has for us even...

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THE SECRET TO FINDING YOUR DESTINY

August 13, 2012 - Radical Hope

How do you find your destiny? A faithful follower asked the question after reading one of my posts—and it’s a good one. Is there a secret formula for finding one’s destiny?

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REMEMBERING GWEN

July 20, 2012 - Radical Hope, Serious Struggles

Two days from now marks the fourth anniversary of Gwen’s passing. Sometimes it feels like a different lifetime. But most of the time—it feels like I just woke up beside her in our apartment in New York City.

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HOW TO LEAVE A LEGACY OF LOVE

June 25, 2012 - Radical Hope

The question I have been asked about writing more than any other is, ‘how do you remember what happened five, ten or fifteen years ago?’ My answer is probably not what you would expect.

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