Category Archives: Thoughts

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Two Kinds of Belief

I think we can divide personal beliefs into two categories: confessional and functional.  A confessional belief is a belief that a person claims to have.  Everyone claims to believe in something.  It might be the work of a charity, spreading … Continue reading

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The Key

Now that you have your map essentially complete, you need a key.  I define your key as the nonnegotiable terms that will define the journey for a lifetime.  I recommend that you keep this list to a minimum, as too … Continue reading

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Find a guide

Find a guide Even with a good map, sometimes it is still difficult to find your way.  When you write your bucket list and adjust your course with your moral compass, sometimes you still can use some help getting to … Continue reading

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First World Problems

Your story brings to mind a letter from C.S. Lewis to Arthur Greeves. In that 1917 letter, C.S. Lewis wrote, “Nobody who gets enough food and clothing in a world where most are hungry and cold has any business to … Continue reading

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The Moral Compass

Continuing the series on The Worth of a Good Map. The moral compass helps you to decide the value of whatever journey you start on.  Here are some things I brainstormed for dos and don’ts.  Use my thoughts as a … Continue reading

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The Bucket List

My quest for a Holy Grail is to live a life without regrets.  Imagine lying on your death-bed knowing you loved well, worked hard for meaningful purposes, mended all broken relationships, served others and generally met most of your life … Continue reading

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The Worth of a Good Map

No one likes to feel lost.  The worst thing about being lost is that there are too many ways to be lost.  You can be geographically lost.  You can be lost in a conversation where you know nothing about the … Continue reading

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