Monthly Archives: March 2015

Pain(full) Benefits

People who learn from pain are “broken” by the pain. What is broken off of them is self-centeredness, unwarranted pride and an unforgiving spirit. I love broken people. I try to surround myself with broken people. I’ve learned I can

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Use(full) Pain

One of my greatest missed opportunities over the years is in failing to use pain as my teacher. What do most of us do with pain? We try to avoid it. We minimize it. We ignore it and maybe worst

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Pain(full) Opportunities

Power in pain? “I don’t like pain.” None of us do. As a matter of fact in American culture we try to do everything we can to avoid pain. Yet we all will face it. We all can benefit from

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The Power of Pain

Have you lived long enough to have significant pain in your life? All of us will face it at one time or another. The great rabbi, Jesus said it is virtually guaranteed, “In this world you will have trouble,” John

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Who’s Afraid of the Big, Bad …..?

Are you already a little fearful to talk about your fears? Let’s go back to the gold mine for a moment. What if you arrived for your tour and the guide informed you that no one else was going on

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Tons of Dirt in a Gold Mine

Next time you have a chance go tour a gold mine. We have plenty of them in my home state of Colorado. To get to the good stuff you will have to travel down through mountains of dirt, rock, roots,

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