Enter Chaos Courageously and Creatively

Not many people like chaos, change, and conflict. Yet, it is inevitable. Therefore, our perspective and reaction to it is vital in determining outcomes. For some, we want to get away from chaos and conflict at all costs. So, we choose to ignore an aggravating situation like it never happened, try to laugh it off, …

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When Sharpening Stings

A powerful verse in the Bible declares, as iron sharpens iron so one person sharpens another (Proverbs 27:17). Although true, I admittedly once held a one-sided perspective to this proverb that assumed this "sharpening" process was primarily a pleasant and harmonious one. I now realize however that occasionally this refining can feel more arduous than …

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