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The Beach Boys Saved My Soul

The Beach Boys Saved My Soul

It was there, in my room, listening to the Beach Boys, where I fell in love with solitude and silence. Yes, I was miserable and frustrated, but for the first time in my life I was forced to slow down and think about the things that mattered most to me.

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Two Phones

Two Phones

I use two different phones. One for business and one for hiding. It's a strategy I came up with about a year ago, one of the better ideas I've ever had. And I hope you know that one good idea can really change your life, because good ideas help us grow and  grow up -...

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Missing the Point

Missing the Point

“We must bear patiently not being good…and not being thought good.” –Francis of Assisi I think that God spends a lot of time grieving over his many failed attempts at liberating us from our own “goodness.” He must weep over us all. Please think about this. The...

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A Tribute To My Friends–The Class of ’65

A Tribute To My Friends–The Class of ’65

A few days ago, Sally and I met with some of my most special friends in Atlanta for my 50th high school reunion. For two incredible days, the Dykes High School Class of 1965 ate, talked, danced, hugged and shared some adult beverages together. The honor fell to...

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PAY ATTENTION

PAY ATTENTION

The funny little item you’re looking at is not a “billy club.” This instrument is what smoothie lovers call the Classic Vitamix Tamper. My tamper was abused this morning because of improper use, that is, my hurried attempt to push down kale, blueberries, and...

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