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The Value of a Single Human Being

We can find meaning in the midst of fear, renewal in the shadow of grief and loss. There are good people out there. They celebrate the value of a single human being. They just make their magic quietly and don’t Tweet about it.

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Why Most Podcasts Suck

By Scott Westerman First off, please forgive the strongly worded headline. Once in awhile, I feel compelled to be uncomfortably direct. This is one of those times. It was a particularly┬álengthy drive to Chicago this weekend. Road construction along the I-94 corridor alerted my Waze to reroute us via the Indiana Toll Road. So I had lots of time to…

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Why Raluca State is wrong about date night.

By Scott Westerman One of my friends sent me this blog post from Raluca State. She belittles the idea of Date Night, saying that maintaining a relationship is a daily thing. I agree with that last part, the challenge of living with an ever evolving individual is immense. But she’s wrong when she states that “the pressure that comes along…

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What I Believe

By Scott Westerman Nothing like talking about religion to stir people up. When we lived in the south, it seemed like one question that was on everybody’s list was, “have you found a church home?” If we said, “no”, the inundation of proselytization┬ábegan. One of my most vivid Florida memories was a visit from some local Presbyterians. We had just…

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