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Scrapbook #36: Beyond Fear

“Things I was afraid to do 2 years ago, I can do them now. Because when you practice enough, the fear goes away and you focus on being better.” –  Mark Essien 1. Fear of the unknown. Is there anything more paralysing? 2. When taking that first step seems like the end of the world. […]

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Scrapbook #33: Mount Zion Fears

“Things are shaking. Things may indeed be burning down. It has us talking about the reason for this life, all these kingdoms shaking down around us, about this culture and the tired church machine. We are exiles. We are being dismantled with complete faith that rebuilding comes. But we no longer go to Mount Sinai. Now is […]

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Mountain Lessons I

As I was writing Mountain View, I realized that the fundamental truths I’ve been picking up on my way to the top of this Mountain require a post (or several) of their own. Here’s the first of what may end up a series. Training is important. In a past life I did a stint as […]