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What God Does With Destruction

What God Does With Destruction

Posted Aug 14th, 2018 in Scott Knoechel, Suffering, God

​I love history, especially military history. I have studied World War II since I was nine. The problem with studying the history of war is that I can never fully understand the destruction and devastation that war brings. I see the images of Russia, Europe, and Britain that depict the ruins. I can see the devastation in the buildings, look at the statistics, but never fully comprehend the horror and brutality that was experienced by the survivors and victims of World War II

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A Cup of Cold Water...or Fries?: A Response to Bullying

A Cup of Cold Water...or Fries?: A Response to Bullying

Posted Jun 28th, 2018 in Relationships, Scott Knoechel

Being a parent is difficult. I was confronted with that fact once again when my daughter expressed that she did not want to go to school. This was something new for her. She enjoys school and relishes the social interaction that school provides. Upon further investigation, she expressed that people were making fun of her. She was being bullied.

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Grace & Truth

Grace & Truth

Posted Nov 3rd, 2017 in Relationships, Scott Knoechel

If you look at how dinner is served at the Knoechel household, everything is separate. The meat, the sauces, the vegetables, the starches (pasta, potatoes, etc.) are all put in separate serving bowls.

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New Glasses

New Glasses

Posted Nov 3rd, 2017 in Scott Knoechel, Suffering

I never did well in school when I was younger. It may have been because I did not care. But things changed in one day. I went to the doctor and he suggested that I needed correction, eye correction. It seemed that I was viewing things through faulty lenses; my eyes were focused wrong. I needed glasses.

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​Am I successful?

​Am I successful?

Posted Nov 3rd, 2017 in Identity, Scott Knoechel

I would love to be successful. The desire for success is really fueled by the way that I want to be viewed by others. If I drive a Audi A8W12 (and frankly who wouldn’t want to), if I have the proper education, if my workmates find my insights transcendent, if my wife and children just realized how lucky they were to have me in their life, that would define success.

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