Monthly Archives: July 2014

Contentment: Addicted to stuff

Addicted to stuff As I you know, one of my outdoor loves is fly fishing. But as an urban outdoorsman, I don’t get too many opportunities to sling flies into riffles and seams. In a good year I might get … Continue reading

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Contentment: Destined for the landfill

Destined for the landfill In my family, there are a lot of car people. You know what I’m talking about, people who just love anything with wheels. They love looking at them, talking about them, buying and selling them, reading … Continue reading

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Contentment: Earthly treasure

Earthly treasure By most standards I wouldn’t be considered a particularly materialistic person. I don’t own very many nice clothes, except what I need for my job. And what nice clothes I do own I tend to wear until they … Continue reading

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Contentment: So is wealth a bad thing?

So is wealth a bad thing? Let’s reconsider Brother KP’s statement from his book Revolution in World Missions. He wrote, “God did not shower such great blessing on this nation for the Christians to live in extravagance, self-indulgence, and spiritual … Continue reading

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Contentment: Redeeming it all for Christ

Redeeming it all for Christ During the summer when my research program is operating at full tilt, I receive packages almost every day. Most of them contain consumable molecular biology supplies like tubes of DNA polymerase for detecting specific genes … Continue reading

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Contentment: Should I stay or should I go? Reconsidered

Should I stay or should I go? Reconsidered When we start to feel the itch for greener pastures, sometimes the best course of action is to stay right where we are, especially if discontentment is the loudest voice speaking into … Continue reading

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Contentment: Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go? Knowing whether to stay put or continue onward is an important skill in the backcountry. Sometimes we even need to know when to bail out completely. I was supposed to spend this weekend … Continue reading

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