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Holding Hands with Sorrow and Suffering

The book Hinds Feet on High Places is a parable, a modern allegory similar to Pilgrim’s Progress. But instead of dealing with the overall Christian ...


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Navy SEAL on the Importance of Small Things

Retired US Navy Four-Star Admiral William McRaven spoke to the students at the University of Texas about what needed to be done to change the world:

I ...

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The Long Run Mindset

In a recent issue of Runner's World, Jess Movold shared how she lost her passion to press on:

Tempo runs scare me. Those long, hard, sustained efforts ...

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This One Thing Makes Success Look Easy

It's easy to envy the success of others while ignoring the sacrifices that made it possible. The more effortless something looks, the more effort ...


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Japanese Train Safety Improved by Learned Reflex

The workers on Japan’s rail system repeatedly call out to no one and point to seemingly nothing. A train driver checking his speed, for example, ...


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Hardship Can Cause Spiritual Growth

Bristlecone Pines are fascinating trees that grow in the western mountain regions of the United States. Sometimes as high as two or more miles above sea ...


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Christian Discipleship Is Costly

You can pay extra these days to buy jeans with ready-made holes that make them look old. You can buy spray-on mud so that your 4x4 looks as if it’s ...


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Discipling the Next Generation

When Paul McCartney was a boy he auditioned for a place in the Liverpool cathedral choir. He was turned down because the choirmaster reckoned he didn’t ...


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95-Year-Old Veteran Gives Young Boy a Lesson in Courage

All summer long four-hear-old Dylan Stitch was afraid to dive off the diving board. Dylan's mom, Marla said, “He had no interest in it, ever. ...


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Confusion About Masculinity and How to Raise Boys

Bestselling author Peggy Orenstein recently spent two years speaking to boys across America. In a lengthy piece for The Atlantic, she cites a survey of ...


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