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How to Get a Masters DegreeClose to five years ago I decided I wanted to get a Masters of Arts degree.  I picked my school and was off to the races.  My first semester, I finished no problem.  My second semester I began dragging my feet, and it took me years before I was starting my third semester.  It got to the point, where I had simply quit.  I had thrown in the towel, and began rationalizing why I didn’t need to finish.  Continue Reading…

Landed in Denver, and then drove back across Kansas with my brother.

Landed in Denver, and then drove back across Kansas with my brother.

Graduation in the morning, followed by my brother's ordination in the evening.  It was a pretty awesome day.

Graduation in the morning, followed by my brother’s ordination in the evening. It was a pretty awesome day.

The back to Colorado for some hanging out and hiking.

The back to Colorado for some hanging out and hiking.

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Awesome stream running through the mountains.

 

 

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At the top of the iconic Rocky stairs is the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Pretty cool start to the day.

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It’s cool to be in a big city. Sorry Hampton Roads, but you lack a cool downtown feel. However, you are cleaner than Philly.

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No trip to Philly would be complete without seeing the Liberty Bell.

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However, I also saw the true symbol of freedom while I was there. The Rocky Balboa statue.

It Takes a Village to Save an IdiotLast Friday was a day I won’t forget next time I book a cheap bus ticket.  You see, I had reserved a seat on the cheap-bus up to Philadelphia for a simple day trip.  I had about seven hours to spend in Philadelphia, before jumping on a bus headed back home.  Everything went well that morning.  I got on the bus, had a good time in Philly, saw some sites, and headed back to the bus stop.  That’s when the trip took a turn for the worse.   Continue Reading…

Fix Your Prayer LifeIf you are anything like me, often my prayer life can turn into the same old grind.  I find myself struggling to stay focused, staying in bed instead of getting up to pray, and neglecting my time communicating with God.  My life seems to go through phases, where prayer will be super important to me, and then I get stressed or distracted and prayer looses its priority.  So how do I fix that?  How do others fix it in their own lives? Continue Reading…