Stories to Live

Russell Minick

The general human failing is to want what is right and important, but at the same time not to commit to the kind of life that will produce the action we know to be right and the condition we want to enjoy. We intend what is right, but we avoid the life that would make it reality. – Dallas Willard To want what is right and important is what we wished we wanted. Too often what we desire is what we wished we wouldn’t want. And so we are left …

How I became a Jesus follower…

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TUESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2007 Ken’s curiosity about “the story of what moments or events led you to Christianity” Ken is one of those friends you make in life that just sticks. I haven’t heard anything from Ken (or him from me) since we were marines in the ‘80s. He is now in New Mexico. We recently reconnected via the web and were interested in who each of us have become in the last couple of decades. I sent this blog address and a brief description of life with Karla (http://www.marinekar.blogspot.com/) …

buying and selling treasures

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Matthew 13 44 “The kingdom of heaven is like treasure hidden in a field, which a man found and covered up. Then in his joy he goes and sells all that he has and buys that field. 45 “Again, the kingdom of heaven is like a merchant in search of fine pearls, 46 who, on finding one pearl of great value, went and sold all that he had and bought it. What do I have that is worth selling? What is worth buying? Kingdom of heaven is the pearl. It …