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Seeds of Success

Shortly after we moved into our new home a little over a year ago, I sowed grass seed, hoping that I would soon have a lawn that looked like a lush, well-manicured golf course. It didn’t happen. So I reseeded … Continue reading

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Trying to Identify

Many preachers intentionally dress a certain way when they preach in order to enhance the message they are trying to get across. Some preachers make different decisions than others. Some preachers change their mind over time about how they should … Continue reading

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Being There

Today, Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad became the longest-serving governor in the history of the United States. He has been governor for nearly 21 years. One of the biggest reasons for Gov. Branstad’s longevity is that he spends a lot of … Continue reading

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Being Remembered

Poet Maya Angelou said: “People will forget what you said. People will forget what you did. But people will never forget how you made them feel.” There is a lot of truth to that. If we want to be remembered, … Continue reading

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Observation Deck

When my wife and I go on a cruise, we like to spend a lot of time on the deck of the ship. We find a couple of chairs where we can read and relax. Occasionally, we will observe some … Continue reading

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Spreading the Message

The number of posts on Jesustrek recently passed the 400 mark. When I started writing this blog a little over a year ago, I never imagined that by now over a million people would have read it. Turned out I … Continue reading

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