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Yes, We DO Get Along!

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I don’t remember the airline or where the flight was headed. But I will never forget the woman seated next to me. During the course of our brief conversation, I mentioned that my family lives in Orange Beach, Alabama. Her eyebrows furrowed as she received that fairly innocuous information. Without hesitation, however, she said, “I […]

My Favorite Fisherman

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When Adam Andrews was born, the attending nurse said, “This boy’s got him some big hands. My people say that means he gon’ be a preacher!” That was sixteen years ago. Adam still has big hands. Huge, in fact. Offer him a shake of your hand sometime and see for yourself. And while he enjoys church at the […]

Ten Years Later

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Yes, the official release date is June 12, but to be assured of obtaining a copy, you can pre-order here right now. “But wait,” you say, “haven’t I read this book before?” My sly, cagey answer would be, “No. No, you haven’t. At least, not this book.” Here’s the story… Eleven years ago, The Traveler’s Gift had established itself […]

A Day Of Remembering

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To some, I suppose, today is an extra “day off” on the calendar or a starting point for the summer.   For you and I, however, it is a day of memorial, a day to remember those who gave everything—their last full measure—in order that we in America might live as we do.   My […]

The Worst Day of Your Life?

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Last night, I couldn’t sleep. This is not an especially unusual situation for me. Sometimes I’ll sleep for an hour, wake up, and that’s it. Other times, I can’t get to sleep at all. Not that it occurs often, but when it does, my wide-awake-full-ness usually has something to do with a gathering storm of […]

About Those Hurricanes of Last Summer…

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Merry Christmas from Orange Beach, Alabama Last night, with Christmas only a few days away, my wife, Polly, and I found ourselves explaining to our sons (now 18 and 15) what people in Houston, South Florida, and Puerto Rico are actually experiencing. They were shocked and a bit skeptical. “This is happening right now?” they […]

Podcast Episode 307: The Potential Dangers of Success

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In The Loop with Andy Andrews, hosted by David Loy In this episode, we discuss Andy’s work with football teams   Wisdom is a deep understanding of principle. You can always gain deeper understanding in a continuing process. Until you know why a principle works, you can’t use it to its fullest potential.   Andy […]