Category: Manuscript Excerpts

Posted on: August 3, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

Clear Eyes. Full Hearts. (excerpt)

This is an exerpt from my book about Rich’s Ride. I’ve shared this one before, but I’m repeating it in honor of my IJM Freedom Tour team mates. They rode with clear eyes and full hearts. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # One of …

Posted on: April 18, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 1

Youth Group

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # After dinner we met in the parking lot of an old warehouse. Bruce and Becky unloaded the trailer while I watched the familiar commotion of teenagers entering …

Posted on: April 11, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 1

Winning Or Winner?

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # One of many remarkable experiences on RICH’S RIDE was addressing a high school soccer team in Carbondale, Illinois. Speaking to a team, especially in a pre-game setting, …

Posted on: April 4, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 1

Chain Of Rocks (Part 2)

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # Amazing how much clarity can be gained simply from the perspective of a new day. The next morning Becky and I sat in bright sunshine at the …

Posted on: March 28, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

Chain Of Rocks (Part 1)

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. Before we get to this week’s excerpt, I have some exciting news. If you haven’t heard already, RICH’S RIDE is getting back on the road again. Here’s what we know so far. Aaron …

Posted on: March 14, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 2

Elk River Day (Part 1)

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # Elk River Day Friday of week #1 was a late-start day. St Cloud seemed determined to live up to its name as dense fog obscured cars in …

Posted on: March 7, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 2

Peanuts And Shells

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # Some days are peanuts. Some days are shells. RICH’S RIDE reminded me that attitude alters my perceptions of “peanuts” and “shells.” I can choose those attitudes intentionally …

Posted on: February 29, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 6

The Unseen Story

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # This is what the kingdom of God is like. A man scatters seed on the ground. Night and day, whether he sleeps or gets up, the seed …

Posted on: February 22, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 2

Top Of The Hill

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # Some hills never end. That, of course, is a lie. Even the longest, steepest hill leads to an eventual summit. The pain and struggle always end. You …

Posted on: February 10, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

Paul Bunyan’s Shadow

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox greeted us at the shore of Lake Bemidji. Nothing like an eighteen-foot-tall pipe-smoking lumberjack and a colossal blue ox to put …

Posted on: February 1, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 0

The Middle Of Nowhere

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. # # # # # I learned a lot during RICH’S RIDE. Some of what I learned was new, most of it was reminders of stuff I already knew. It’s interesting to …

Posted on: January 18, 2012 Posted by: Rich Dixon Comments: 3

Divine Appointment

I’m sharing some excerpts from my in-progress manuscript about Rich’s Ride. You can check out previous posts here. Yesterday I posted an article over at Bouncing Back (Divine Trajectory) that sets up some background for this incident. I invite you to drop by and take a look. # # # …