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Get in Good Trouble – Windows of Connexion

So go out there and be a headlight and not a taillight. Get out there and get in the way, get in good trouble, necessary trouble, and be yourself. It will all work out.~John Lewis

The Windows of Connexion blog is on hiatus for the summer to allow me a little more margin and open […]

By |July 2nd, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments

Know Yourself – Windows of Connexion

It is far more useful to be aware of a single shortcoming in ourselves than it is to be aware of a thousand in somebody else.~14th Dalai Lama

The Windows of Connexion blog is on hiatus for the summer to allow me a little more margin and open space to contemplate what’s next at Connexion. […]

By |June 25th, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments

Windows of Connexion – I Believe

I believe in the sun even when it’s not shining.

I believe in love even when I don’t feel it.

I believe in God even when God is silent.

~found scratched on a cellar wall in Cologne, Germany following World War II
Here’s a beautiful musical rendition of this quote from Mark Miller

 

 

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By |June 18th, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments

Educating the Heart – Windows of Connexion

Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.

~Aristotle
The Windows of Connexion blog is on hiatus for the summer to allow me a little more margin and open space to contemplate what’s next at Connexion. What are you putting on hiatus this summer to open a little margin in your life […]

By |June 11th, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments

Windows of Connexion – Be Tenacious

I wonder, what do you have to be tenacious about in your life? What vision or dream or purpose has grabbed you so hard that you’re willing to be tenacious?
Your kids…
That business you started…
That non-profit with the great mission…
<<Insert yours here>>…
There’s a double-edged sword though to the things that stir in us a sense […]

By |June 4th, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments

Windows of Connexion – 3 Ways to Stick With the Dream

We all have dreams, visions of the future for ourselves, our families, and our organizations. What really makes or breaks us though is how we deal with challenge, difficulty, and stress to push forward with our dreams. How can we make real these words of Civil Rights Activist and founder of the Children’s Defense […]

By |May 28th, 2014|Windows of Connexion|2 Comments

Windows of Connexion – Just Do It

If you’ve been following along the Windows of Connexion, you know we’ve been talking about God-sized dreams in our sermon series, Dare to Dream. Last week we focused on Big Buts and this week we continue to talk about what prevents us from realizing those dreams. To cut to the chase, the advice this week is […]

By |May 21st, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments

Windows of Connexion – Big Buts

Ok, I’ll admit it, I wanted to see if a provocative title like “big buts” would draw you in. I guess it did. Of course by now I hope you’ve seen that I didn’t misspell the title.

“Most of the shadows of this life are caused by our standing in our own sunshine.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson

 Our current […]

By |May 14th, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments

Windows of Connexion – It’s In Everyone

You were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within you. 
“We were born to make manifest the glory of God that is within us. It is not just in some of us; it’s in everyone.” ~Marianne Williamson
Want to have a better week? I mean a week where the roller coaster ride seems thrilling […]

By |May 8th, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments

Windows of Connexion – Off the Beaten Path

We’re working through a sermon series at Connexion called Daring to Dream (based on a book by Mike Slaughter) so the quotes for the next several weeks will be around discovering and living our dream. This week’s is about living off the beaten path.
“True morality consists not in following the beaten track but in […]

By |May 1st, 2014|Windows of Connexion|0 Comments