absolute surrender
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Sabbath Ramblings: Woke.

I was recently reading Andrew Murray's provoking book Absolute Surrender. It's a good book and well worth a read. Regarding union with God, a topic dear to my heart and something I've written about in...

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lust of the flesh
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Sabbath Ramblings: Lust & Pride.

I'm constantly inspired by the deep wisdom of Jesus, and also currently captivated by his extraordinary transformation following a forty-day stint of fasting, reportedly in a rugged mountain wilderness location near the Jordan River....

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Sabbath Ramblings: A Boy Who Shaves.

A few days ago, I emerged from a father-son wilderness survival camp at Twin Eagles Wilderness School—a cold, thrilling, and occasionally harrowing epic experience—with eight other men and their boys, along with my own...

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Sabbath Ramblings: A Remarkable Indian Disciple.

My wife Jessa and I have begun a practice of—in addition to praying together each night—reading a specific book together. After recently finishing, due to a desire to weave more joy and happiness in...

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Sabbath Ramblings: A Hiatus, Kinda.

For the past three months, I've been delivering to you, every Sunday, an article primarily focused not on your physical or mental fitness, but your spiritual fitness. I hope you have been enjoying these so-called...

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who am i
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Sabbath Ramblings: Who Am I?

I got lucky. On second thought, I need to work that “lucky” expression out of my vernacular. I still find myself lazily using it, even when writing. Luck, coincidence, and seeming serendipity are all simply...

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heaven
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Sabbath Ramblings: A Slice Of Heaven.

Last week, I told you that I really don’t think God is a nice old man in soft white robes sitting on a cloud and playing a harp. Neither do I think that Heaven itself...

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union with god
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Sabbath Ramblings: Union

I have recently been reflecting upon how staggering and humbling it is that at any point during the day I can personally speak to the all-knowing, all-powerful deity who created me. That's a bit of...

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Sabbath Ramblings: Breathtaking

Respiratory physiology is absolutely fascinating to me. So fascinating, in fact, that I have a host of breathwork resources I've published over the years. I'll include a handy list of those resources at the...

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how to read the bible
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Sabbath Ramblings: How To Read The Greatest Book In The World.

The Bible is the most important book in my own personal library, bar none. As a matter of fact, I'd say that the Bible is the most important book of all time. Just think about it. This...

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hope
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Sabbath Ramblings: Hope.

Ah, how complex is the ever-evolving science of self-quantification! In a past Sabbath Rambling, I tackled the world of wearables—and the importance of knowing how to unplug from our rings, wristbands, ankle bracelets, chips, watches,...

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transactional relationship (1)
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Sabbath Ramblings: People, Time & Trust.

I can be a total asshole when I write e-mails and texts, interact with people on channels such as Slack and Asana, and even talk to people on social media platforms like Facebook and...

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be a man
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Sabbath Ramblings: Be A Man.

I lived much of my life as a boy.  Deep down inside, driving my masochistic forays into twenty years of obstacle course and adventure racing, triathlons, sporting competitions, and brutal workouts was a deep-seated desire...

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Sabbath Ramblings: To Die Is Gain (Will YOUR Death Rock This Planet?)

A few weeks ago, in my article Don't Let Old Friends Die, I described palliative care practitioner Bronnie Ware's article “Regrets Of The Dying”, which is also now more detailed in the recently published book...

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Sabbath Ramblings: Bones Of Steel.

My wife is a skinny, Montana rancher girl who is tough and hard, but also has what I would consider to be thin "bird bones" along with a slight, lean build that—if not kept...

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make every moment count
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Sabbath Ramblings: The “Make Every Moment Count” Myth.

Three weeks ago, someone commented to me that I ought to "make every moment count" with my kids, because 99% of the time parents spend with their children occurs before those children are eighteen...

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get better sleep naturally
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Sabbath Ramblings: Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep (5 Key Principles For A Good Night’s Rest).

A couple of weeks ago, I laid out several advanced and admittedly expensive "hacks" to use a bit of better living through science to upgrade your naps, meditation, and sleep. Yet this may have...

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