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A 20-Year Dream

It’s been over 20 years since we first considered this idea, 20 years of wondering when and whether the opportunity would come, 20 years of leaning in a direction that felt right, but for which we had no guarantee. What … Continue reading

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Restored

I knew in advance that I needed what La Jolla Canyon had to offer today. I’ve rarely headed out on a Sabbath Hike with this much anticipation. It’s been an emotionally draining month. Four weeks ago, we announced that we … Continue reading

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Lessons from a Wildfire #4: Sycamore or Serrano?

Sycamore Canyon has not yet recovered from the wildfire that swept through the coastal mountain range about 18 months ago. The California drought has deprived the area of much-needed rain, and there is little new growth. Ashes continue to dominate … Continue reading

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The only command that I boast about breaking

Jesus wasn’t worried about how to capitalize on the opportunity that day.  He didn’t send the men back out to “take advantage of the open door,” “close the deal,” or “take it to the next level.” They weren’t tasked with … Continue reading

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