Category Archives: Relationship with God

Good Improv and the Christian Life

I recently read an interesting thing about what makes improv comedy work… and it actually has something to do with the Christian life. One of the most important of the rules that make improv possible, for example, is the idea … Continue reading

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Are we Really Called to Greatness?

I saw an article today about how to help your kids grow into leaders that made my hackles rise. It was a Christian article and a second reading of it softened my initial response a bit. The author did say … Continue reading

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Firecracker and the Fence

When I bring the feed buckets out and my horse doesn’t come to eat… something is wrong. So, when I went out to feed on Monday and I could see her, looking at me from the corner of the fence, … Continue reading

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Posture has Purpose

I went to a new doctor[1] yesterday. I’ve had back and neck problems all my life. Structurally my back is good, but I’m in constant pain—something I’ve just learned to ignore and live with, sadly. To a point, anyway. And then … Continue reading

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Gage’s Surprise

I had gifts set aside for every day they were here. My niece and nephew had come to visit me in Colorado and I’d accumulated a small hoard of gifts, some specifically designed to enable them to enjoy the day’s … Continue reading

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God is such a GUY!

I have spent much of my life on the day or so before Christmas doing Dad’s wrapping. I don’t know if he shops at the last minute, or just realizes that things aren’t yet wrapped at the last minute, but … Continue reading

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Fighting Fires

Two Helicopters fighting a fire in Wyoming, 2016. Photo ©Stacey Tuttle I was worn out. Exhausted. Empty. And I knew it. I had a list a mile long of “urgent” and “important” things to do, but a friend had called, … Continue reading

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When your enemy is disemboweled in front of you

We had a horse once that was terrified of hogs. Not so much of a problem in the arena, perhaps, but quite a problem out on our Texas ranch. He was such a lovely horse to ride, until he came … Continue reading

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12 Lessons about Communication from Arrival

Arrival may not be what you’re expecting. I think this reviewer on IMDB summed it up nicely when he wrote, “Actually what you get is a film that approaches the grandeur of ‘Close Encounters’ but interlaces it with the intellectual … Continue reading

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Listen with your Eyes

Now Moses was pasturing the flock of Jethro his father-in-law, the priest of Midian; and he led the flock to the [a]west side of the wilderness and came to Horeb, the mountain of God. 2 The angel of the Lord appeared … Continue reading

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