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September 20, 2017 in article, books, choosing, dreams, failure, spiritual disciplines, transparency, vulnerability, words

writing beyond your platform week 2: writing as a part of the spiritual life

This is the second video in the Writing Beyond Your Platform series. For the first video click HERE. In this session, we explore the idea of preparation and silence, and what our next steps should be as we pursue our new definitions of success. Thanks for watching, you guys. I am grateful to be on this journey with you. My prayer is that as we deepen our understanding of God’s view of success, the life…

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September 13, 2017 in article, Austin, God, lessons in life, love

this is why hurricane frenzy and a gas shortage mean there is hope for us all

In the last few weeks, Texas has been an interesting/encouraging/challenging place to live. The drama started with Hurricane Harvey. We all ran to our grocery stores and bought water and bread just in case. My own city of Cedar Park, well above sea level and far from the gulf coast, issued a “you may have to evacuate” email, which was ridiculous. I wonder if they thought Dallas and the whole state of Oklahoma needed to…

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September 6, 2017 in article

writing beyond your platform week 1: a revival

  “The deepest satisfaction of writing is precisely that it opens up new spaces within us of which we were not aware before we started to write. To write is to embark on a journey whose final destination we do not know.” -Henri Nouwen Last week I wrote this post about how I am over building my platform. I was really shocked by the response to it, honestly.  I had no idea so many writers…

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