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05
Jun
2018

Burn the Ships (an important update on my life)

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Ship Burning Ceremony at East harbor, Taiwan

I’ve started writing this blog post a hundred times inside my head. And now, the idea of these words finally spilling out upon the page feels akin to the concept of “burning the ships.” You know, when a commander orders his crew to burn the ships upon arriving on the shores of a hostile country, […]

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24
Sep
2015

Beautifully Mediocre

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camera lens

I remember it well.  I was standing in front of a video camera, while the eyeball of another human being pressed up against the other side of the camera staring at every pore on my face.  This individual – who also happens to be a good friend – was waiting for me to say something […]

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02
Dec
2014

God’s Deep Longing to Be Found

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All of us who have followed Jesus for any length of time – and even those who haven’t –  have said to ourselves (or maybe out loud), “God feels so far away right now.  He seems so distant. Why can’t I sense His presence? Why won’t He give me some kind of sign that He […]

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05
Jan
2014

Free-fall…

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There’s a reason God (via Paul) reminds us in Romans 8 that “Nothing can separate us from the love of Christ”.  It’s not just a nice platitude or a Scripture we have etched on a plaque on our desktop.  No, the truth is, we need to be reminded. It’s fairly easy for me to accept […]

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