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The Meaning of Death

As we prepared for bedtime one recent night, my four-year-old daughter, Emily, asked me a question that I was surprised to come from a such a young girl. She innocently and earnestly asked me, “Daddy, why do we have to die?”  At first, I was taken aback at her sudden interest in our mortality. What […]

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Overcome Your Fears – Plunge Into Darkness

“Feel my ticket,” I murmured to my friend as we waited in line to get on the platform which hung over the top of the Stratosphere. We were 108 stories above the glowing lights of Las Vegas getting ready to jump out into the darkness. “Cliff, it’s almost disintegrated,” he said. “I know. Guess I […]

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How to Find the Courage to Travel With Kids

“You’re taking your family?!” My colleague was in disbelief that almost four weeks in Nicaragua with two daughters (three years old and six months old) would be possible. “That’s the whole point of it.” I answered. “Is it safe there?” “Yeah. It’s actually one of the safest countries in Central and South America.” “I couldn’t […]

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