Chris Seay on Story and Living with Conviction
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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My friend Chris Seay gave a TED Talk recently in Houston and knocked it out of the park. He talks about one of my favorite subjects: Story. And few people are living a better story than Chris himself. Worth the contemplation. Thanks Chris!

Facing Your Fears to Live Your Dreams
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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We don’t normally face our fears willingly. Usually, God has to woo us into the desert. We are either chasing love or some other desire, and we find ourselves in the midst of a situation in which we have very little control. And when we lose control, we go into a mild form of trauma. […]

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A Good Reason to Get Real
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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I’m reading Richard Rohr’s book Everything Belongs right now and when I came to a passage about using humility to get ahead, I unfortunately identified. Rohr talks about using the language of descent to make an ascent. That is, using the language of humility or spirituality to fit in or be accepted in a given […]

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Customer Service at the Highest Level? Simply Amazing!
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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My friends Chris and Alice Canlis inherited a restaurant years ago that they’ve since turned over to their sons a few years ago. It’s a fine-dining restaurant in Seattle and has won many awards for food, the wine and the service. As a family, they are all about service. I’ve learned a lot from them […]

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Be Secretly Incredible
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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My friend Bob Goff (@bobgoff) has a little saying he keeps close to his heart: Be Secretly Incredible. It’s something I think about nearly every day, but something I rarely follow through on. I put ten times the energy into being “publicly good” than I do into being “privately good.” But something in me is […]

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How to Tell a Better Story
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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If you attended The Storyline Conference last year, you’ll remember Lori Ventola, our essay-contest winner who thought she’d only won a trip to Portland to attend the conference but who ended up getting a bigger surprise. Lori wrote an essay about wanting to start a tutoring program helping homeless families get their children caught up and […]

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STOP BEING MOTIVATED BY GUILT
Donald Miller
By Donald Miller
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Yesterday I blogged about a doctor who does amazing work around the world, work many would call a sacrifice, yet he referred to the work as “fun.” I also mentioned that because he did this work for fun and not out of guilt, he called himself the “opposite of an evangelical.” I think he was […]

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Two Words That Kill Passion
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To Love or be Liked?
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My Review of Love Wins
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Five Reasons to Register for Storyline
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