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A Declaration: I Love what I Do but its not what I Love most!!

August 20, 2009

This post is partially a followup to an earlier post – “Passion, vocation, calling, and finidng a Job you actually like” though it has been in the works for some time. See the end of the post for other related Goannatree posts. —————————————————– I love what I do! I also make a Declaration of Dependence. […]

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A Prayer for the beginning of a new season

August 19, 2009

Today marks the realisation of a project I have been working on for months and will be my final duty before I leave Texas this weekend for some time in Australia before I move to Scotland. This is in honor of those for whom today marks the beginning of their Graduate Studies. O LORD,Length of […]

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Quote of the Week: A blessing

July 30, 2009

The LORD bless you and keep you; the LORD make his face shine upon you and be gracious to you; the LORD turn his face toward you and give you peace. Numbers 6:24-26 NIV

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Quote of the Week: the Christian Woman

July 23, 2009

Read below – it turns out to be a lesson in humility all around…. Christians ‘A woman’s heart should be so hidden in ChristThat a man should have to seek Him first to find her.’ When I say… ‘I am a Christian’ I’m not shouting ‘I’m clean livin”I’m whispering ‘I was lost, Now I’m found […]

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What Writers can learn from Lincoln

July 22, 2009

A former pastor of mine – i was going to say old but he is not old, at least not enough older than I am to open that can of worms – wrote this appropriately short post on Lincoln’s Gettysburg address a few months ago and I thought i’d share the link. Con writes about […]

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The contemplative life; or the difference between dreams and reality

July 21, 2009

I love to write when creativity strikes and while I would contend that is in a place of unbridled crativity that my best ideas come it is not usually where I can expect to write polished pieces. Often the moments of creativity produce sparks and tangents that take time, control, and discipline to flesh out […]

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The online extension of self: Avatars, Profile Pics, and the Visual Representation of Self-image

July 20, 2009

What does your profile picture say about you? What about your avatar? A few days ago Ben Myers shared some thoughts towards a Theology of the Avatar in a post titled Once more on the self in cyberspace: a theology of avatars. He suggests that the visual representation of ourselves online – whether it is […]

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ChristianColleges.com’s Top 100 Theology Blogs Part 14: Society and Culture

March 1, 2009

Post #14 of a review series on Christiancolleges.com’s Top 100 Theology Blogs list. For details about the list, please see Post # 1 and Post # 2 in the series. Links to all the posts in the series can be found at the bottom of this post. Please feel free to offer your assessment or […]

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ChristianColleges.com’s Top 100 Theology Blogs Part 13: Writings (Part 2)

March 1, 2009

Post #13 of a review series on Christiancolleges.com’s Top 100 Theology Blogs list. For details about the list, please see Post # 1 and Post # 2 in the series. Links to all the posts in the series can be found at the bottom of this post. Please feel free to offer your assessment or […]

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ChristianColleges.com’s Top 100 Theology Blogs Part 12: Writings

February 26, 2009

Post #12 of a review series on Christiancolleges.com’s Top 100 Theology Blogs list. For details about the list, please see Post # 1 and Post # 2 in the series. Links to all the posts in the series can be found at the bottom of this post. Please feel free to offer your assessment or […]

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