Notes from the Trail

Life, adventure and faith from southwest Virginia

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February 2009

Tweet Week Summary

New blog entry: Tweet Week Summary http://tinyurl.com/chpan5 # Aaah. Out of coffee filters- big ones – at church. But God is gonna do great things today anyway. @ Journey http://loopt.us/-9NGUg # Good but wild # New blog entry: Review: Communicating… Continue Reading →

25 Things I Hate About Facebook

Don’t get me wrong… I love Facebook. It’s an amazing relational tool. I’ve had more than a dozen conversations just this week on Facebook with folks that I don’t ever see. I’ve loved the ability to catch up with old… Continue Reading →

Help! Add it to your vocabulary

The following is from a talk I did as a campus minister at the University of Arkansas at Monticello back in ’02. I stumbled back across it today and thought it might encourage some of you. HELP! – God’s Favorite… Continue Reading →

Review: Communicating for a Change

I keep waiting for Andy Stanley to write a flop. So far, he’s exceeded my expectations. Visioneering is probably one of the best books on vision out there, and this entry into the world of practical communication skills will be… Continue Reading →

Spiritual centering

Do you have a document that you’ve taken time to write that helps you remember who and whose you are? It’s what I call a “spiritual centering” paper. May I suggest you take the rest of this week to create… Continue Reading →

Review: Now, Discover Your Strengths (rated 3 stars)

Now, Discover Your Strengths by Marcus Buckingham   Let me just say it outright. Don’t buy this book. It’s one of the dullest, most uninspirational leadership books you’ll come across. Truly. I ran out of toothpicks propping my eyes open… Continue Reading →

Next Palm Pre promo

The folks at Palm have released an “official” Palm Pre video. They’re the first company that understands what is needed to give the iPhone serious competition. That’s because they were one of the first in the industry doing smart phones…. Continue Reading →

Considering the Kindle

This is a great article for someone like me who is considering the Kindle. Basically, I can’t afford it. And as the author points out, no matter how “cool” and wonderfully convenient it is, it will break your bank in… Continue Reading →

Eating my words

Yesterday I posted this video to my Facebook profile. The name of the video is “When the Driver is a She.” I laughed at it and moved on with my day. Little did I know that the Female Genie of… Continue Reading →

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