Author Archives: Dave Mierau

Where There’s a Why There’s a Way

Do you, like most people, struggle with being self-disciplined? If so, you might ask yourself why. Not, “Why am I so lazy, inconsistent, incapable?” but rather “Why does  being disciplined matter at all?”…

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Seeing Life As Seasonal

The older I get, the more I see life as seasonal. Seasons come and go, and our lives our best lived in harmony with them rather than in conflict. Always wishing you…

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Why Is This Taking So Long!?

  I’ve been working through the Bible in a year, thanks to the Read Scripture App and the Bible Project. If you’re familiar with Harry Potter, you’ll remember the sorting hat scene.…

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Don’t Burn the Candle at Both Ends

When you hear the phrase “burning the candle at both ends” what comes to mind? Maybe you think of someone working late, waking early, and over-exerting themselves. I know I did.   But then…

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Small Change, Big Difference

One of the coffee shops in our area has a glaring flaw. When people walk in, they assume they should go straight to the register to place their order. But management wants…

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