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A Thanksgiving Tale

I once ate nothing but rice for three days. It wasn’t a diet or a fast; I was broke. I had managed my money poorly during the previous weeks, and work was scarce to begin with. Finally, I got up … Continue reading

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Ten Talents

“Well done, good and faithful servant! You have been faithful with a few things; I will put you in charge of many things.”  –Matt. 25:23 I just had an epiphany: I am an obsessive collector. Furthermore, my tendency to collect … Continue reading

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Consumer or Distributor?

“Life is much easier once we accept the things that make it seem so hard.”           –Ashley Brilliant, Potshots The above quote gets us halfway to the truth of the matter, but it doesn’t really identify … Continue reading

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Welcome to Teen Challenge

I set off the alarm at the Portland Teen Challenge Center this morning. For two weeks I have been doing internship work here and steadily picking up the accoutrements of the job (keys, various duties, briefings, etc.). But this morning … Continue reading

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