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WEEKLY DOSES OF TRANSFORMATIONAL GOODNESS

Friday Hot Shots: Blame vs. Contribution

"As a leader, an integral part of responsibility is owning my contribution. Responsibility is not blame; it is the opposite of blame. Some people collapse blame and contribution and end up just blaming themselves instead of owning their part. Blaming, either yourself...

Throwback Thursday: Attention

(This blog post was originally written by Wyatt Trapp in February 2019.) Attention/əˈten(t)SH(ə)n/Awareness, regard, attentiveness If your life was sacred, you’d pay attention to it. You’d pay attention to what you put into your body. You’d pay attention to who and...

Friday Hot Shots: Facing the Discomfort of Change

"The blindness to personal contribution ensures all breakdowns, frustrations, and problems stay in place. There is a benefit in always having someone else to blame; it alleviates personal responsibility and the need to change. Blame creates its own comfort zone, which...

Throwback Thursday: Jesus as King, Part 4

(This blog post was originally written by Jean-Marie Jobs in January 2019.) Last week I asked you who or what you worship or bow to.  Were you honest with yourself? Maybe you’re afraid. Maybe you’re cynical. Maybe you’re in judgment –thinking you’ve been a Christian...

Wise Words Wednesday: The Weeds and the Wheat

(Richard Rohr's original blog post can be found here.) Jesus uses a number of images that illustrate the tension between good and evil. They seem to say this world is a mixture of different things, and unless you learn how to see deeply, you don’t know which is which,...