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If the First Will Finish Last, Why Do We Follow Losers
Al Andrews
By Al Andrews
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OK, I’ll admit it. I don’t like to stand in lines. I go early to movies and avoid going to the post office where lines are standard fare. And if I do stand in a line, I prefer to be close to the front. That’s why when I fly Southwest, I pay an extra $10 a ticket to get in the A group. (Not only do I despise lines, I also hate middle seats.)

Coming home from a trip recently, I was standing in my “A” line in the Southwest terminal. My boarding pass number was A-29. I can’t tell you how pleased I was with that number, assuring me of my beloved aisle seat.

As I was standing in my little section marked “25-30,” I happened to […]

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Why You Should Show Off Your Imperfections
Mike Foster
By Mike Foster
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I read a recent article that claimed more than 44% of moms report abusing prescription drugs, and 88% have abused alcohol. The study as a reaction to the stress of seeking parenting perfection. There are even more statistics, and if they’re true, they make up one of the saddest stories I can imagine. Parenting isn’t about perfection, but about love. And love is messy.

Unfortunately, perfectionism is everywhere. Maybe it’s ok for brain surgeons and Superbowls, but not for everyday life. We seek perfection in the way we keep our homes, our relationships, our appearances — and yes, even our families. Instead of enjoying those experiences, we fixate on making them better, without knowing what “better” even is. The end result of all this perfectness is […]

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Sunday Morning Sermon – David Foster Wallace on Life Before Death
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Every Sunday we feature a brief “sermon” from an unlikely source. This week we feature David Foster Wallace, who delivered this commencement address in 2005 to the graduating class of Kenyon College.

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Saturday Morning Cereal: The Best Viral Videos We Found This Week
By Tim Schurrer
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“How To Pick A Fight and Do Something That Matters” by Bob Goff
By Bob Goff
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A Question to Ask When Faced With Conflict
By Al Andrews
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The Simple Step to Become a Remarkably Likeable Person
By Justin Zoradi
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Will Jesus Fulfill us Here on Earth?
By Donald Miller
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Sunday Morning Sermon – Dallas Willard on the Relationship Between Belief and Doubt
By Donald Miller
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Saturday Morning Cereal: The Best Viral Videos We Found This Week
By Tim Schurrer
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Cursing at God and Things I Learned From My Mother
By Susan Isaacs
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