Chris Pratt’s MTV Generation award speech

While accepting MTV’s Generation Award, Chris Pratt shared an unexpected message from an unlikely stage. “Being the Generation Award I’m going to cut to the chase and I’m going to speak to you, the next generation, OK?  I accept the responsibility as your elder,” Pratt said. He shared 9 rules for living. While a few […]

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Rewrite the ending

Lost too soon This week was painful as we mourn the loss of two exceptionally creative artisans in Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. The public is honoring Kate Spade by posting remembrances of their first Kate Spade purse. Personally, Kate Spade is the first designer outfit and bag I bought for my girls as they […]

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Unlikely but undaunted: Sylvia Walker, pioneer woman

An incredible woman of God has gone home to be with her Lord. Today is the memorial service for Sylvia Walker (1/5/41-5/4/18) and as I think back on Sylvia’s life and ministry, I realize how much one committed, passionate person was able to accomplish in a lifetime for God’s Kingdom in her time here on […]

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Grandpa, Gaga and God

At Christmas, Kim and I were gifted with the knowledge that we are going to become grandparents! Our first worry was, what should we call ourselves? However, that question was soon replaced with a much deeper one. When the Scripture Kim read in her devotions the next morning was the same one the pastor preached […]

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The ‘Black Panther’ quote no one is talking about

The blockbuster Marvel superhero movie Black Panther is breaking all kinds of records. Rife with deeply thoughtful writing and powerfully inspiring quotes, my favorite record-breaker is that ‘Black Panther’ is now the most Tweeted about movie of all-time[1]. Yet, they need to be. Clearly this one strikes a nerve—one that is currently raw and exposed and […]

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