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Leading others can be one of the most joyful, thrilling experiences in life. But all too often, the delightfulness that can be discovered in guiding others gets lost in the day-to-day demands and deadlines. The demands on leaders today from both organizations and their members can leave those responsible feeling siphoned. Some lead from a place of physical exhaustion. Others serve from a place of emotional emptiness.

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Newtown

CNN just published a piece I wrote about the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown. Hop on over to join in the dialogue:

Why, God, why? Why do you allow the horror of the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School?

Why do you allow the loss, pain, terror, heartache and death? Why do you allow evil to triumph and innocence to be stripped away? Is this kind of evil stoppable? And do we have some role to play?

In the wake of so many unanswered questions, what kinds of questions do we really need to be asking? Are you cajoling us to ask how we can prevent this from happening again? Is the answer found in gun regulations, better security or deeper changes in our own hearts and lives?

 

(Check out the rest on CNN, here)

*Original photo found here

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I’ve always struggled with being a little different from everyone else. My story never seemed to sound like everyone else’s story. Let me give you an example.

Sometimes people will ask me, “Where do your parents live?”

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All too often the Why questions plague our beaten and battered hearts.

Why do bad things happen to good people? Why does life have to be so stressful? Why does God allow illness, murder, abuse? Why is the sky blue?

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