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Tagged With: creativity

100-Word Stroll: FIGURE OUT WHAT TO LEAVE OUT

God’s cool in the myriad ways He reveals stuff.  Slosh some more joe in your cup and walk with me . . . From today’s inbox:  In this age of information abundance and overload, those who get ahead will be the folks who figure out what to leave out, so they can concentrate on what’s … Continue reading »

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2nd Cup for 2/12/17: “OKAY, GOD–WHAT GIVES?”

“Why me, Lord?”  If you’ve ever asked that, this is for you. I know, right?  Your mind darted back to Kris Kristofferson’s song, too.  When it first came out, I confess I had curly-lip.  “Lord, help me, Jesus . . .” That was before I came a breath or two from dying a few times.  … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 3/13/17: I’M SURE GLAD YOU’RE THERE

“What do you do?” “I’m a writer.” “Oh-h-h…”  (Glancing at the ever-present cell phone) : “Wow, would you look at the time.  Gotta run.  Catch ya later, okay?” Writers are always jotting ideas and thoughts down in something – in my case, usually a notebook.  Anything can trigger an idea for writing seeds.  Snippets of conversation.  Billboards.  TV commercials.  Sermons.  … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll, 10/19/16: TIME-SHARE TOMBS & LED GRAVESTONES

“You just had to go there?  The whole Halloween shtick?” I’m a writer.  I find inspiration in just about everything.  I’m ghoul that way. “Ho-kay.  What’s bubbling over in your mind this time?” Why, thank you for asking.  Why, um–why did Isaiah stipulate a borrowed tomb (53:9)?  All four gospels affirm it.  Matthew says Joe of … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 6/9/16: THIS DAY BELONGS TO ME!

I can do anything with today I choose because it’s mine.  I have an exclusive on today.  I own it. I can spend these next 18 hours any way I want.  It’s up to me.  God has the ability to force events and encounters in my life today that can shape what I do.  What He … Continue reading »

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Presenting The New & Improved SARCASTIC SIRI!

Yes, folks, here at last is the perfect gift you’ve awaited for decades! Okay, maybe years.  Anyway, at long last, meet SARCASTIC SIRI! “Siri?  Wha—“      (Bored, put-upon tone)  What now? “–t’s the–huh?  Anyway, what’s the best way to the post office from here?”      (4-second delay)  Seriously?  As many times as you’ve been there, … Continue reading »

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#21: PUT SOME PUNCH IN IT!

Whatever you’re doing, doing it with some enthusiasm makes it go better and improves your attitude.  Doing whatever it is with some flair, with creativity, makes the whole thing fun! The task itself may be less than wonderful.  It might even be the worst scut work in the place, the lowest job possible that NO … Continue reading »

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