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Public Shame #2: Not quite human

What I am about to tell you is something that, if you know me very well, you probably already suspect, and if you don’t know me very well is going to come as a big “ah-ha” moment to you. It is an important bridge between my What happened to that kid? post earlier and the more »
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Public Shame #1: What happened to that kid?

So, I’m about to embark on a new writing experiment called “Public Shame.” In this exercise, I will publish a series of blog posts talking about my most humiliating failures and disappointments. I recently heard someone say that publicly airing your mistakes and failures can help you move forward from them rather than let them more »
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Stop asking God what to do

I don’t often write advice, especially spiritual advice. I am not what you would call an adamant, proclaim it to the world, tell you how to live Christian sort of person. However, I recently read a somewhat humorous blog post in which an acquaintance divulges his struggle over figuring out where God wants his family to live. This caused more »
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Why the last six months were the best six months of my life

I can't help it. I am extremely happy right now. Actually, I can help it. In fact, I worked really hard to be where I am today. Over the last six months, my life has taken a dramatic turn in a positive direction. I was recently hired to work for Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines on more »
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Open Letter to FirstData

This company is pretty bad. They seem to relish walking all over the little guy and charging me for services that I neither wanted nor was even capable of using. When I alerted them to the problem, all they have done is deny responsibility and avoid making the situation right. Completely unethical. Read on for more »
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Seaward decision

Yes, your comments and feedback through this blog or on Facebook & email do have an impact on me. In fact, even though I haven’t had a chance to personally respond to everyone, I have recently made some choices that are taking my life in an exciting new direction based on that very feedback I more »

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