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    Launch Team

    Welcome to the Launch Team What’s the most important thing? Over two decades ago the Spirit initiated a relentless quest in me to find the answer. What I found was not what I expected, and where I found it was in the most unanticipated places. With it came a restored strength and an unshakable hope....

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      “[Grieving] requires a lot of love, and love is a harsh comforter, because only love makes genuine loss possible. You can’t lose what you never loved.” Richard Lischer, Stations of the Heart “There is a hole in the world now. A center like no other of memory and hope and knowledge and affection which...

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    Chasing Wild – Part One

    We pierced the veneer of outside things. We suffered…and had grown bigger in the bigness of the whole. We had seen God in all his splendours, heard the text that nature renders. We had reached the naked soul of man. – Sir Ernest Shackleton   The arrow flew intuitively, almost of its own volition. For...

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    The Kingdom of God Is Like a Bicycle

    “And his strength left him.” Judges 16:9 The seizure was shocking enough. My youngest brother, known by us all as Lucky Lance, was the luckiest one of us all, at least up until then. He had the great hair while the rest of us brothers went prematurely bald; he had the beautiful wife, the six-figure...

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    The Best Christmas Gift You Could Give

    I came home from work just in time to tag team with Cherie and send her off to a regular monthly gathering of women. I took off my work-hat and donned my dad-hat, diving deep into the list of what we had to accomplish for the night. I finished the dinner Cherie had graciously begun,...

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    What Do I Need to Grieve?

    It was a $5,282.00 period at the end of a short and beautiful sentence that was my brother’s life: the cost of the permanent gravestone I saw for the first time today.  The reality of the eighteen-month losing battle with brain cancer, like a sledge hammer, once again knocked me off my feet. I have...

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