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Daniel Devine
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| Christian | Husband | Father | Scientist | Writer |
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New Blog Name
For about five months this blog has been named "Dan In Real Life". The name was chosen because, above all, I want to be genuine and straightforward in my writing--real. I thought the name communicated that fairly well. However, there was a movie made severa...

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Dear Social Media Ghosts
You have some following you. Some are among your "friends". Are you scared yet? You probably don't need to be. They're unlikely to steal your identity or invade your home. They just want to snoop. My wife and I have noticed this for years. I signed up for F...

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One Way to Ensure Perpetual Failure
There are more ways to fail than there are to succeed. That's what makes success rare and failure common. And let me be clear before sharing the best way to ensure failure. I am not against failure. Failure means you are attempting things--and not just any ...

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5 Things Christians Don't Like To Admit
As a scientist, I am keenly aware of the need to question pre-conceived ideas, otherwise known as assumptions.  If scientists are not careful, they can allow assumptions to pollute their scientific endeavors and cause them to ignore the "truth" right in fro...

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3 Ways To Improve Your Day
None of us wake up with the intention of having a bad day. Sometimes bad days result from unforeseen circumstances. You step in a puddle on the way to your car. Somebody cuts you off while driving. Then you realize you forgot your wallet--you can't buy lunc...

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Seven Reasons People Hate Church
Church is many things to many people. For the purpose of this post, "church" means "a group of people who claim to be Christians and meet regularly".  Notice that church means people--not a building or an organization. Church is all about people.  This is g...

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Why Do I Write a Blog?
Why do I sit at a computer and spill my guts on the internet? For all the fame and glory. And the money. Beyond that, I have fun doing it. I like words, and I like sharing my successes and failures so others can learn from them (or laugh at them). Perhaps s...

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The Rookie Cycle
I've noticed familiarity can foster complacency, and complacency can perpetuate mediocrity ; then mediocrity can suck the life right out of your soul. "What can I do to fight off complacency and mediocrity?" If you're complacent, you've lost your passion an...
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