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January 2013 Blog Posts (6)

I love this quote . . .

"I don’t deny that there should be priests to remind men that they will one day die. I only say it is necessary to have another kind of priests, called poets, actually to remind men that they are not dead yet."

 ~ G. K. Chesterson

Added by Missionary Clint on January 29, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

"Get My Story Started" webinar PART 1 of 3 was a success!

Part 1 was a great success. A BIG thanks to our presenter Brian Bird.  We had 20 participants join us in learning "How to Know You have a Good Story"

His main points were:

1. Do you have confirmation from at least TWO other people whose opinions you trust? Mommy and Uncle  Joe don't count.

2. Why are true stories better… as opposed to fictional stories?

3. Does your film have the WOW or GEE WHIZ…

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Added by Travis mendel on January 25, 2013 at 6:00pm — 2 Comments

Clyde's 2013 Spiritual Focus

It's cold in the dim corridor as I walk to room 6 for my retreat at Mission San Luis Rey.  As in prior years, I'm the only soul spending the night in the historic mission on the first Thursday of the New Year.  I light a candle in my dark room, open my…

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Added by Clyde Taber on January 21, 2013 at 9:00pm — 4 Comments

Ultimate Race

I am in a deadly competition with my own mortality.

Grim Reaper … will win … but … when?

 

For the meantime, I seek to optimize each day.

I mindfully use my five senses to elevate the ordinary.

 

Decades ago I consumed street drugs to get high.

These days I desire love, joy and peace without toxic substances.

 

Writing creatively and publishing online have proven to be part of the path for me.

I hope my handiwork…

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Added by John S. Oliver on January 20, 2013 at 3:58pm — 1 Comment

Doing what you love (but maybe you can't get paid for it)

The source I read most consistently after Scripture is Seth Godin.  Really.  I get a post in my email each day and read most of them entirely (subscribe here). Here is a recent Godin re-post I found applicable to the visual story teller.  Yes! Heed God's call! But be aware of how tricky it may be…

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Added by Clyde Taber on January 11, 2013 at 6:00pm — No Comments

The Star of Bethlehem - A Fairy Tale?

www.artandlifenotes.wordpress.com

Added by Scott Freeman on January 5, 2013 at 7:06pm — No Comments

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