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God's Man | Big Challenges...

I Love Big Challenges... If you could choose only five people in the world to get to know by the end of 2008, who would they be? I found this challenge here
I'll post my list later tonight. Who would be on yours and are you willing to make it a reality?

***Update***

Here is my list.
1. T.D. Jakes
2. Glenn Beck
3. Eric Dubbell
4. Tim Ferriss
5. LaShawn Barber

I am going to take this list one at a time starting with LaShawn Barber
I have a sense of urgency because in the last week or so she announced her intentions to leave the east coast for California. I'll be sending her an email this week.



God's Man | Thoughts...

I took a moment to recollect What I know I shouldn't forget Thoughts of love, thoughts of grace How could I ever hope to save face The times I should have prayed to you The times I should have let you help me through I was too busy and my focus was off As my destination was surely lost I am trying my Lord to find my way Please help me to let you lead the way

Happy Birthday to my Bride...

On September 18, something happened that changed my world forever. At the time I couldn't have known the significance of that day. Life was new and I was trying to find my place in it. Isn't that how it normally works, you are walking along minding your own business when BAM! You never see it coming and you could never have prepared for it.

So what was it that happened on September 18? On September 18 my bride was born and I am ever grateful to God for her. I know, for a fact, without her I would be a very different person. 

I would appreciate it if you would go over to http://letterstomybride.blogspot.com and leave a birthday message for her.  Thanks

God's Man | Being a Good Husband...

I have been trying to understand what this means.  Over the last few weeks I have been struggling with the roles in my life.  Have any of your folks experienced this?  Sometimes, it seems, that my roles directly clash with on another.  Where does the role of father end and husband begin?  Where do my needs come into play?  How do I find time for everything I need to do?  How do I love when I am hurt, angry or frustrated? Whenever I get frustrated I look into the book of Ecclesiastes.  There I find rest for my my busy mind.  Something about this book always grounds me.  Here is what it says in Ecclesiastes Chapter 3, verses 1-15 from the Message Paraphrase: "There's an opportune time to do things, a right time for everything on the earth:  A right time for birth and another for death, A right time to plant and another to reap, A right time to kill and another to heal,    A right time to destroy and another to construct,    A right time to cry and anot…