John Eldredge

April 01, 2010
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by Ezra Pound

  HA’ we lost the goodliest fere o’ all For the priests and the gallows tree? Aye lover he was of brawny men, O’ ships and the open sea... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

March 29, 2010
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Oh dear.  I just got home from a family rest time during spring break.  So...

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Craig McConnell

March 25, 2010
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“There is no defense against criticism except obscurity.”  – Joseph Addison

With at least 38,000 Christian denominations worldwide do you think there are some significant differences of opinion on a wide range of doctrinal...

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John Eldredge

March 23, 2010
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It's spring break, and we are in the desert for a few days. Why? People who live at 7,000 feet don't ask. Because last week my yard got another 7 inches of snow; 3 more are due tonight.

So, we ran away. To the desert. The desert was... READ MORE

Craig McConnell

March 22, 2010
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My friend Sam sent me an email that simply said, “Take a minute out of your day when you can to let yourself enjoy this one." There was a link to a video.

I just “enjoyed” it…

It's five minutes and forty-nine seconds long, which...

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Craig McConnell

March 17, 2010
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For our Granddaughter’s third birthday we bought her The Coveted Red Tricycle.

She called to thank us leaving a voice mail saying, “Thank you sooooo much, this is the bike I’ve always wanted”. 

I couldn’t help but contrast...

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Stasi Eldredge

March 17, 2010
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The pace and the demands and the cares of life really seem too much for a person to handle; too much for me to handle.   At least to handle...

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John Eldredge

March 17, 2010
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Okay, I love this holiday. St Patrick was a warrior, sent into a raging pagan country to bring a Gospel of Life and Freedom. He gave the Irish a Story that put all other stories in context; he gave a passionate people a Gospel of the heart. He...

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Craig McConnell

March 15, 2010
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I’m sitting up in the sound booth during one of our conferences as my mind begins to wander…  I’m musing over how long it has been and how much I miss teaching on an ongoing basis. I’ve always viewed myself as a “pastor-teacher” and...

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Stasi Eldredge

March 11, 2010
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I’m walking the dog this morning, trying to pray, when the memory comes suddenly and powerfully to my mind of being deeply hurt and misunderstood by a friend.  And as if...

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Craig McConnell

March 09, 2010
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I enjoy reading biographies.  Currently I'm reading about one of the towering figures of the twentieth century: Sir Winston Leonard Spencer-Churchill. I’m early in the story of this prolific artist, author, poet,...

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Craig McConnell

February 26, 2010
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A number of times I've turned on the Olympics because, well, it’s the Olympics  - those epic international games that draw the world together to celebrate the ideals of sportsmanship, excellence and competition!  It's a cultural ritual... like...

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Stasi Eldredge

February 25, 2010
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Some things can  be measured scientifically.  Weight.  Height.  Even the fact that infants respond more to a woman's smile than a man's...All kinds of things can be measured.

But how do you measure the fragrance of a woman?  The...

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Stasi Eldredge

February 22, 2010
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What a whirlwind my life has been these last two months!  Traveling for a variety of reasons culminated in traveling for the Love and War tour.  Goodness, it was quite a schedule.  It was exhausting...

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Craig McConnell

February 21, 2010
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  There comes an hour in the afternoon when the child is tired of ‘pretending’; when he is weary of being a robber or a cowboy. It is then that he torments the cat… - Gilbert Keith Chesterton   

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John Eldredge

February 18, 2010
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So, I'm walking across the parking lot today back towards Whole Foods. I'd finished my shopping, put the bags in my truck, but I'd forgotten a fork. To eat my lunch. Anyhow, I'm walking cross the parking lot when I hear a voice yell, "John!"...

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Craig McConnell

February 14, 2010
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Lori and I just celebrated our 34 years of marriage.

I remember when we were dating and occasionally drove up the mountain road to Chantry Flats in the San Gabriel...

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Craig McConnell

February 10, 2010
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I’m listening to the live version of “Our God Reigns” * cranked as high as my system will go… and it is not loud enough!

Louder! Louder!

I’ve invited the angelic...

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Craig McConnell

February 08, 2010
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“It is the ability to choose which makes us human.” - Author Unknown

Some huge part of what it means to be human is our ability to choose...

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John Eldredge

February 06, 2010
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While Jesus was in Bethany in the home of a man known as Simon the Leper, a woman came to him with an alabaster jar of very expensive perfume, which she poured on his head as he was reclining at the table. When the disciples...

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