April 02, 2012
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My brother is dying. He continues to battle with steadfast nobility and courage against one of hell’s greatest ploys – brain cancer.

It’s been 17 awful and sacred months since diagnosis and surgery. Most of the stories are too...

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January 16, 2012
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Here’s a suggestion for a date night.  Or a night with your buddies.  Or a night with the Father.

Watch The Company Men.  I’ve lost count of the number of times I have.  Every time, it’s another layer… Another layer...

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January 06, 2012
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Of all the blogs I read in 2011, this one hit me the deepest.  For your consideration going into this new year. “You don’t need more time. You just need to decide.” – Seth Godin
November 16, 2011
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I meet with a counselor every week. We’ve been sharing life together for just over six months now. It has been one of the top three most transformative experiences of my life.

My counselor has a striking resemblance to the Colonel...

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October 10, 2011
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I used to be a golfer. It was another lifetime ago. It was a context where my heart was first opened to beauty- walking alone on late summer evenings during rounds on the local public course.

Now my golf consists of borrowed clubs...

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August 05, 2011
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I was caught off guard by the beauty.  I had just driven out of the Miami International Airport (which could be the ugliest and most run down airport in the US).  I picked up the rental car and pointed southwards to meet up with my...

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May 16, 2011
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We live in an era of unprecedented accessibility; and I would like to suggest that it’s killing us.

But first, a few cell-phone faux pas:

I’ve butt-dialed Darryl Evans.

While trying to play downloaded games on my...

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April 18, 2011
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I received an email from a young man today that heard me teach at a recent Wild at Heart Retreat. His email was simple and yet startlingly refreshing.

“Can you give me...

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January 19, 2011
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I remember the moment like it was yesterday. John and I were in his truck driving back from an elk hunt, once again with no elk in our possession. We have affectionately come to know our noble pursuit of archery hunting in the backcountry...

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December 29, 2010
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I’ll never forget the day Cherie and I were standing in Home Depot. We had just bought our “dream house” and like many honeymooners, we too were convinced that buying a “fixer upper” and putting some sweat equity into it would transform...

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December 21, 2010
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(My bride Cherie has included below our annual Christmas letter on behalf of our little family out here in the foothills of the Colorado Rockies…)

There are only two things that pierce the human heart....

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December 16, 2010
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(This is part II of my last blog, Harnessed Strength.  Please read that first)

In my last blog I offered some thoughts on humility as harnessed strength.  What I am suggesting is that at the core of having a powerful life is a deep...

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December 07, 2010
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A good friend was speaking on humility and it forever changed my worldview.  She described humility, as defined in the original Hebrew text, as “harnessed strength.”  True humility is far from passive or acquiescence.

True humility...

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November 02, 2010
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(Three brothers and Dad)

I met John three months after his best friend Brent Curtis (and co-author of his first book, The Sacred Romance) had died.  It was a tragic and...

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October 08, 2010
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Turning thirty (several years back) was an incredibly hard and pivotal time in my masculine journey.  One interpretation of my life was that: things couldn’t be better.  I have a beautiful wife, two remarkable kids, and meaningful...

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Morgan Snyder has served alongside John Eldredge since before the inception of Ransomed Heart Ministries. Originally developing and directing the retreats and conferences, Morgan now serves as a Speaker, Teacher and Director of Strategy. READ MORE

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