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When Life Doesn’t Turn Out the Way You Expect
Jeff Goins
By Jeff Goins
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A few weeks ago, I caught up with an old friend. For an hour, we talked on the phone about what was happening in our lives. We do this every few months , but it had been awhile and a lot had changed. As we chatted, my friend and I both realized life after college hadn’t turned out the way we expected. And for a moment, this really depressed us — but only for…

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5 Reasons to Attend the Storyline Conference
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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During the conference, I’ll be lecturing on all the major points of the Storyline process, and we’ll provide no shortage of examples and interviews with people who are living amazing stories. Very few people leave Storyline the way they came in. Paradigm shifts abound, but perhaps the biggest one is that life was a gift rather than…

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Sunday Morning Music, Steve Moakler
Tim Schurrer
By Tim Schurrer
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Every so often you encounter someone who stands out among the crowd. Steve Moakler was that guy for me when I was introduced to him and his music four years ago. Not only has he become…

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Should the Artist Embrace Formula?
Susan Isaacs
By Susan Isaacs
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Several years ago I attended Socrates in The City, a literary salon hosted by author Eric Metaxas (Bonhoeffer, Amazing Grace) and featuring many great Christian thinkers. The guest that evening was Rev. John Polkinghorne, a British theologian and physicist who was knighted for his role in discovering the quark.

Talk about physics and my eyes glaze over, but…

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The 5 Steps to Writing a Book
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I’ve read many books about writing. My favorites are William Zinsser’s On Writing Well, Steven Pressfield’s The War of Art and Anne Lamott’s Bird by Bird. All terrific books.

I thought, then, I’d share my five step plan for…

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Bread Crumbs
Al Andrews
By Al Andrews
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Not long after our first child was born, some friends arrived at our door with a gift and a loaf of freshly baked bread.  Soon, the bread’s aroma began to fill the room and within minutes I was transported to another time and another place where I had smelled this bread before.

I found myself in the home of my grandparents on…

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My Rookie Mistake and How I Handled It
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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In my most recent book, I lifted a quote without knowing it. It was only a sentence:

“A ship at harbor is safe, but that’s not what…

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Welcome to the New Blog
By Donald Miller
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We will need your help to change the world…
By Donald Miller
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Thank you, Tara Brown!
By Donald Miller
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What’s Coming Up for Storyline!
By Donald Miller
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