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San Diego State

Aztecs Now 12-0

How about these Aztecs? Winning is contagious!

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hmm... thoughts

Übung macht den Meister

Success is the result of doing the right thing for a long time.

Me
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Current Affairs

The Leadership Vacuum

We are in the midst of the weirdest and most leaderless season of public life in modern U.S. history. And I’m left wondering: “Where are our leaders?”

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hmm... thoughts

Gone to the Dogs

Over the past couple of years we’ve slowly become dog sitters. Technically, Kristen has become a dog sitter and I’ve become the dog sitting administrator handling invoicing, accounting, and marketing. (Not that dissimilar a role I play at The Youth Cartel, now that I wrote it out like that.)

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spiritual lessons

10 Minutes of Beauty

How would your life be different if you spent 10 minutes of every day slowing down enough to see the beauty around you?

This is what I saw as I walked around, listening to the birds, hearing myself breathe, sipped my tea, and spent 10 minutes in silence yesterday.

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parenting

Raising a Whole Kid

I had this thought yesterday and I think it’s important for educators, youth workers, and others working with teenagers to consider.

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Christian Living

Let’s agree on this

Let’s agree on this: Human rights are not the kind of politics it’s impolite to talk about.

Right now, tens of thousands of wanna-be Americans are stuck in an asylum system with the deck stacked against them. 0.1% are making it through.

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Christian Living

A Problem in the Garden

San Diego County has two growing seasons, the problem this year is that plant life hasn’t quite figured out which season we’re in yet.

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hmm... thoughts

Adam, when are you going to…

It’s no secret that I’m involved in my community. It’s not an accident. It’s an entirely intentional choice.

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Church Leadership family

Two wins from yesterday

I don’t get to celebrate wins every day. So when wins happen I want to make sure I take time to acknowledge those victories.

Big rock life goal for Kristen and Adam: Lift up women in leadership.

So, two wins yesterday to celebrate towards that goal.