Stasi Eldredge

September 22, 2014
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I was just hiding out of site on the staircase eavesdropping on my son’s phone conversation.  It was fabulous! It’s okay.  He was recording a radio interview with my husband that will air later in the week.  I was hiding so I didn’t distract him.  I... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

September 16, 2014
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  Nearly a decade ago, I had the privilege of seeking wisdom from Craig McConnell, a man who’s seen many miles, fought many wars, and conquered death more times than I can recount. It was an even greater privilege to circle back with him on another... READ MORE

Craig McConnell

September 09, 2014
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I came across a young college student friend’s Facebook post: Jon wishes that when he ran into a room and started dancing that other people would get up and dance. and not just sit and stare. Ya!. Someone quickly commented:   Maybe he’s running... READ MORE

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September 09, 2014
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We are so excited that the Killing Lions book and journal are now available! They were born out of a series of weekly phone calls between John and Sam—conversations between father and son about pursuing beauty, dealing with money, getting married,... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

September 08, 2014
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I put the silverware into the dishwasher prongs down.  That way, when I go to remove the clean and shiny silverware, I only touch the handles.  I don’t touch the scoop of the spoon where someone will put his or her mouth.  I don’t handle the tines... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

September 08, 2014
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I still don’t get it: watching parades is like crack for my kids.  Any of you in this season of parenting know what I’m talking about: St. Patrick’s Day, Fourth of July, Memorial Day—you name it, the kids go crazy. Granted, where else can you join... READ MORE

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September 02, 2014
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Now through September 8, the Becoming Myself e-book is on sale for $1.99 through all major e-book retailers! Watch the book trailer here:  

Morgan Snyder

August 19, 2014
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An old, wise man, Jeremiah, suggested this: Go stand at the crossroads and look around. Ask for directions to the old road, The tried-and-true road. Then take it. Discover the right route for your souls. (Jeremiah 6) There are few things in which... READ MORE

Craig McConnell

August 13, 2014
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I fell in love with Labrador Retrievers long before Sonoma, our Yellow Lab, joined the family eleven years ago. Living near a beach in the Southern California I had a “go to” place to meet with God. It was an isolated clearing atop bluffs that... READ MORE

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July 29, 2014
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The need to feel strong, to have what it takes, and to find validation is deep in all of us. True validation comes through attempting tough challenges and through the words spoken over our lives.  

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July 23, 2014
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When does work stop feeling like something we need to push through, and when do we get to begin living our dreams? Understanding the process and how to become the kind of men who can handle our dreams when we get there is what these years are all... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

July 18, 2014
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My friend’s son is in boot camp.  He doesn’t hail from a military family but he lives in a military town and he knew what to expect.  Further, he’s an athlete.  He’s strong and lithe and knows intimately what it means to push himself beyond all... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

June 30, 2014
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The morning fog hovers like a shroud over the still, glassy waters.  Through trial and error over the week, my son and I have patterned the bass that once in a while work their way out of the weedy shelf seventy-five yards from shore and come into... READ MORE

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June 23, 2014
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Now through September 1, Becoming Myself is 50% off at Barnes & Noble stores (in-store only, offer not available online). This is a great price to buy books for giving, or to start planning for a Becoming Myself small group this fall!  (click... READ MORE

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June 16, 2014
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That item you've been wanting? It's now half off!   Through July 6, the highest priced item in your cart automatically discounts 50% off!  Click here for more.  

Morgan Snyder

June 11, 2014
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C.S. Lewis was right when he summed up the dilemma of modern masculinity: “We castrate the gelding and bid him be fruitful.” It’s painful.  And it’s true. Become Good Soil is committed to helping men find an alternative path—a narrow road—that... READ MORE

Stasi Eldredge

June 09, 2014
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“Would you please get me some apple juice?” my husband John asked.  He was standing in front of the open refrigerator longing for juice but unable to get it for himself.  One broken wrist was in a cast, the other in bandages recovering from surgery... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

May 19, 2014
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To every relationship, to every circumstance, at every given moment, we are either bringing our question or our strength.  Our search for validation and identity as men is the root of all that we do and all that we become.  This was at the center... READ MORE

Craig McConnell

May 18, 2014
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Well I didn’t expect that! My oncologist summarized my status by shaking his head and in tone, posture and understatement said, “Well, you had a shorter than average remission.” Eighteen months is short. “Short” doesn’t begin to tell the story. Way... READ MORE

Morgan Snyder

May 07, 2014
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It was a $5,282.00 period at the end of a short and beautiful sentence that was my brother’s life: the cost of the permanent gravestone I saw for the first time today.  The reality of the eighteen-month losing battle with brain cancer, like a sledge... READ MORE

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