The forgotten sermon

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It seems like the world is going crazy these days. Truth has been replaced with alternative facts, children manufacture $350 basketball shoes, and a cup of coffee goes for fourbucks these days. America has children in cages at its borders, and drops thousands of bombs on other countries every single.

23 October/Posted by aaronplaat

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Hero

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"Aaron, always use the right tool for the job." Wisdom from my Dad, harshly given after I broke one of his tools - using it for some other purpose than it was designed for. Unfortunately, it wasn't the only time he gave me this bit of advice, nor the last.

22 October/Posted by aaronplaat

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Reflections from Ohio

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It's been nearly a decade since I packed my life into the trunk of my BMW and set course for the west coast. California, baby. It called me. I answered. We danced. Boy, did we dance... Eight years, four states, and fourteen countries later, I returned home to Columbus, OH..

14 October/Posted by aaronplaat

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Dental Floss and Diamonds

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There's a saying that 'diamonds are forever' originally propagated by a James Bond film. My own variation of this phrase says "pressure makes the diamond" to indicate the type of force, trauma, and time required to make a stone that will last a lifetime. Will you marry me? On a.

6 October/Posted by aaronplaat

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Yet

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There's a saying in the bible, which goes: "where your treasure is, there will your heart be also." Growing up the church, I was used to hearing this verse. However, I never really understood the meaning behind it - until recently. I have to open this blog by remarking on.

23 September/Posted by aaronplaat

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Home

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“I could tell you my adventures—beginning from this morning,” said Alice a little timidly; “but it’s no use going back to yesterday, because I was a different person then.” For years, I’ve written the above quote, taken from Alice in Wonderland, to mark the adventures I’ve had. Each time, I.

24 August/Posted by aaronplaat

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