February 28, 2007

2007 Lent Reflections – Day 8

We are truly creatures of habit. It is amazing how we do so many things in life out of habit. There have been many times when I started driving out of my home and then only to find myself driving in the wrong direction. I start going down a certain road because that is the path that I take daily to go to the office. Strange… but it happens now and then. This is what...

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Thoughts on “The Big Moo”

      I really enjoyed reading Seth Godin’s book, The Big Moo. The subtitle of this book is: Stop Trying to Be Perfect and Start Being Remarkable. I think the desire to be remarkable is built in to every human being because it touches on the issue of significance. We all want to make a difference. We all want to know that we have touched a person’s life or that we have made the...

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Twist of Irony in Parenting

There has always been a philosophy when it comes to parenting or shall I say that there is a saying – “If you were wild as a kid, then you will be more strict when you are a parent; and if you were sheltered as a kid, you will be more loose as a parent.” I guess the rationale goes like this: 1) If you were wild, then you know all that there is out...

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Narcissism on the Rise

I just received a forwarded CNN article (click here to read it). You will have to read the article in order to make sense of my entry. Sometimes there are some redeeming factors when a secular news media confirms something that we have been saying for some time now. This brings us to the issue of the Church today. We, the Church have bought into this self-help and self-esteem mantra for the last 10-15 years...

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