you choose Q: what does it mean to have abundant life?
byon October 20th, 2014 | 3 responses
Q: What does it mean to have “life and more abundantly/abundant life”? Is this referring to eternal life or better life here and now—as we know it? Or both? I’m hoping it’s more than just a platitude as it is so often used. Thanks a bunch! —Kimberly A:... read more »
byon October 20th, 2014 | 6 responses
Take a guess: What do you think are the top five regrets of the dying? A palliative nurse listed her findings in a book. Here they are: 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me. 2. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard. 3. I wish I’d had the... read more »
byon October 16th, 2014 | 3 responses
I fell at work recently and hurt my leg. Since I make my living largely in the outdoors, I need to be healthy in order to provide for my family. So when the setback occurred, I realized the serious potential financial consequences we were facing. Later, feeling sorry for myself, I limped painfully... read more »
the good life
byon October 11th, 2014 | one response
On the occasion of billionaire Ted Turner’s 75th birthday last year, a CNN profile opened with these poignant words: “What will matter most about Ted Turner’s life story when they roll the final credits? That he started the first 24-hour news network? Built a fortune once worth $10 billion?... read more »
more grace . . .
byon October 10th, 2014 | one response
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trust and reality
byon October 1st, 2014 | 4 responses
The young man looked at me in wide-eyed fear. He could climb no further. “What happens,” he cried, “if I fall off the rock?” “The problem isn’t falling; the problem is hitting the ground,” I said, smiling. He sent an accusing stare in my direction. I continued. “You’re attached to... read more »
the tree of life
byon September 5th, 2014 | no responses
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blessed . . .
byon August 21st, 2014 | no responses
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byon August 19th, 2014 | 14 responses
On the homepage of a website I discovered recently, all the global natural disasters for the current year are graphically presented on a world map. Icons reveal landslides, earthquakes, wildfires, tornadoes, floods, erupting volcanoes, windstorms, and more. It’s sobering to see the number of... read more »
no good thing . . .
byon July 31st, 2014 | 5 responses
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