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Creativity, Exhaustion & Perfectionism

Last week on the way to New York, I read Shauna Niequist’s new book Present over Perfect and it was all I could do to keep from standing up and giving a standing ovation right there on the plane. It’s about abandoning the false allure and societal pressure of perfection and giving in to the
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What are you reading?

What’s on my bookshelf right now

An oft-asked question between my Dad and I is “So what are you reading right now?”  Probably the most influential in my life when it comes to encouraging me as a reader, Dad can be frequently found in his cozy leather chair in the living room with a stack of books next to him. And
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