Bart Hansen

May 21, 2015
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Defensiveness.

What does that word stir in you?

About a year ago, my wife and I were talking with a counselor I’d spent some time with when my wife said, "Thank you for giving me back my Bart."  I turned to her and replied, "...

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John Eldredge

May 20, 2015
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I want to ride to the ridge where the West commences I can’t look at hobbles and I can’t stand fences Don’t fence me in. -Cole Porter

The places we love call to us because they are, in fact, “the landscape of our soul.”

I don’t...

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Stasi Eldredge

May 18, 2015
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I saw your wife this morning grab for the pole as the train at Denver International Airport lurched into movement.  She bumped you.  You were irritated.  “I need to hold on,” I heard her explain apologetically.  Out of the corner of my eye I saw...

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Morgan Snyder

May 06, 2015
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It is rare that we pause and pull back far enough from our daily life to observe and wonder about the who we have and have not yet...

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What's New

May 04, 2015
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Becoming Myself and Free to Be Me  eBooks are now on sale through Mother’s Day. And May 7 and 8 only, the Becoming Myself 8-Session Study Guide  eBook will be free!   These sale prices will run across all the major eBook retailers, including... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

April 23, 2015
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The house smelled perilously like the makeup counter at the mall.  A terrific blend of scent that elicited in my nervous system a universal alarm:

DANGER...

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Morgan Snyder

April 15, 2015
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The soul searches for a Father.

It was John Ortberg who put those words to me in a way so succinct it cut to the core.

I see it in nearly every action of...

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John Eldredge

April 08, 2015
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Many men go fishing all of their lives without knowing that it is not fish they are after. — Henry David Thoreau    If you’ve watched any sports television in the last few months—the Super Bowl, or twenty minutes of March Madness—you’ve seen... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

March 30, 2015
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I wasn’t doing well at all.

On a human level, the equation for “make life work” seemed pretty simple. And I couldn’t believe how much I was blowing it.  In reality, I had...

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John Eldredge

March 23, 2015
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Certain stories come into your life, and because of the way they come, or the timing of the moment, or because of what they speak to you when they do arrive, they become a part of your soul-library—books that both shape and reflect who you are as... READ MORE

Bart Hansen

March 20, 2015
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I have a good friend, Jim Horsley, who once said, "When your memories exceed your dreams, you are headed for the grave." In other words, your best days are ahead. Living with...

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Stasi Eldredge

March 18, 2015
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In honor of my mother.  She left this earth fourteen years ago but she never left my heart.  Residing in Heaven, her fragrance and her undeniable beauty…remain.  I love you, Mom.  Thank you for loving me.

At six years old, my youngest son...

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John Eldredge

March 16, 2015
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I didn't know if I could outrun the hornets, but with every fiber of my being I sure hoped I could.   It was about a sixty-yard dash to the pickup across open pasture. But the terror of the swarm filled my adolescent heart with determination... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

March 03, 2015
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On sunny days, when my three sons were young, we would walk to the park near our home to swing and climb and play.  A one car family, our outings were a respite of joy!  We were blessed to have a car that ran but, well, it wasn’t a very nice...

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Morgan Snyder

February 23, 2015
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We could barely turn the page, knowing it meant accepting the reality that Little Britches would lose his father.  At the vulnerable age of eleven, it was more for young Ralph Moody (whose cowboy mentors had...

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John Eldredge

February 19, 2015
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A boy with a bb gun on his grandfather’s ranch and the entire summer before him is the richest man in the world.

I was eight years old. My grandfather bought me a pump-model rifle and one of those milk cartons full of bb’s, and I had...

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Morgan Snyder

January 26, 2015
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For centuries, Celtic Christians have identified a “thin place” as a location where the veil between heaven and earth becomes especially sheer; a place...

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Bart Hansen

January 20, 2015
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Why is it that the holidays when families gather are often fraught with warfare?  I contend, in the context of spiritual warfare, this is a front where the enemy enjoys his greatest victories against what we deeply desire to enjoy with our... READ MORE

John Eldredge

January 13, 2015
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January 2015

Dear Friends,

I am among the millions who have fallen in love with the Chronicles of Narnia.

We shared them as a family when our boys were young, and we continue to love them as adults. In fact, Stasi and I are...

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What's New

January 09, 2015
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Amazon has selected the Kindle edition of Becoming Myself as part of their 'January Big Deal'. That means that through January 25, you can get it for $1.99!

Click here to buy!

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