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10 Things Real People Do Every Day

I’ve read a lot of lists of “10 Things that Rich/Successful/Satisfied/Extraordinary People Do Every Day”. Meanwhile, I’ve been conducting extensive research (and by “conducting research” I mean “scrolling through Twitter”) and have created a definitive list of what actual non-unicorn…

A Thank-You to My Community

A few weeks ago, I asked for your help with Redemption Pictures. Your response was overwhelming. In just a few hours, you had donated enough to cover a new used laptop and most of a year’s worth of hosting. Now I…

I Need Your Help

It’s been almost two years since I first started typing words onto Redemption Pictures . Honestly, I’ve been amazed at the response. You’ve read these blog posts, and passed them along to thousands of new readers. You’ve shared your stories with me…

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My Top 10 Posts of 2013

A year ago, I made a handful of resolutions. Most of them were promptly forgotten, but one — to write regularly in 2013. Looking back, I’m a bit surprised that I stuck to it. For an entire year, I sat…

Things Christians Should Stop Saying

Christians love to make lists of things that Christians need to stop saying. RELEVANT listed “20 Christianese Phrases We Really Need to Stop Saying”. Huffington Post had “6 Things Christians Should Just Stop Saying”. Jayson D. Bradley wrote “3 Phrases Christians…

Where to Find Pictures for Your Blog

Looking for free, high-quality pictures for your blog posts? Here are seven websites to get you started.

With Enough Words

There’s a part of me that believes any problem can be solved with enough words. Sometimes folks tell me that I need to just listen and not try to fix everything. But I’m young, and I suffer the afflictions of youth…

Dancing Around the Edges

This is not what I want to write. I’ve been mucking about with another blog post for hours and I’ve written a thousand words so far and I’m pretty sure that I hate about nine hundred of them. Anne Lamott…

4 Reasons I Might Not Like Your Blog

I love the internets. It’s a wondrous place full of lovely people and my life is richer and fuller because of the relationships I’ve built here. During my journeys through the blogosphere, I’ve come across many sites which I have…

3 Reasons Why I Love Lightstock

When I’m not writing about church/culture/politics/sex-robots, occasionally I’m going to be blogging about blogging around here. I love writing, but I also really enjoy all the related web/social/design/networking that make up this whole crazy mess. So I guess this is…