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Make the Most of the Path You’re On
Glennon Doyle Melton
By Glennon Doyle Melton
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There is a path we all walk in life. All the places we go when the path gets too rocky and exhausting and brutal and beautiful are dead-end detours. If you take these detours you are not bad, but you are wasting your time and energy. The path looks like this: Come back to the […]

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Be Brave Enough to Make a Mess
Shauna Niequist
By Shauna Niequist
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To be honest, my small group, a group I adore, has not been an easy nut to crack in terms of vulnerability. Some people lay it all out there to whoever will listen. This group is not like that. Again, I super-love them, but spilling our guts is not really in our repertoire. So I’m learning to create the space for it. And then wait. Like you’re waiting for a cat to come out from behind the couch, sort of acting like you don’t even care, but you really, really do.

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What a Forgotten Photo Revealed About My Parents
Susan Isaacs
By Susan Isaacs
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When I was young, I never understood how Dad couldn’t be grateful for what he did have. Today, I have a lot more empathy for him: I’m nearly his age and I fight the same temptation toward bitterness and regret. So I posted that photo of Dad on my corkboard, smiling at something out of sight. It makes me think fondly of him. Even though I didn’t see that side of Dad so often, it was still true about him. It reminds me to look not backward but forward, to the hope that lies just out of sight.

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If You Want to Be a Better Writer, Here’s Some Help
By Donald Miller
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How a Movie Marathon Can Help You Live a Better Story
By Donald Miller
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How to Invite People into the Story You’re Telling
By Jeff Shinabarger
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The Best Thing I Do as a Business Owner
By Donald Miller
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What You’ll Find When You Stop Running
By Al Andrews
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Discovering Your Calling Won’t Make You Whole
By Andrea Lucado
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Why You Can’t Seem to Find Your Willpower
By Donald Miller
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Why Being Vulnerable is Leaving You Lonely
By Cadence Turpin
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