expectations

Intergenerational travel: a tale of two trips – Part 2

by Steve Brock December 3, 2010

Another intergenerational trip, this time to Scotland, reveals that when you do it right, traveling with both children and grandparents can be some of the most meaningful travel possible.

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Intergenerational travel: a tale of two trips – Part 1

by Steve Brock November 30, 2010

An intergenerational trip to Hawaii illustrates the downside of traveling with grandparents and grandchildren if you don’t address expectations – and certain dislikes – ahead of time.

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The unexpected results of traveling expectantly

by Steve Brock November 22, 2010

A trip to San Antonio, Texas reveals that you can have a meaningful journey and travel expectantly for business even if nothing overtly exceptional happens. But you have to pay attention…

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Traveling expectantly…for business

by Steve Brock November 2, 2010

An upcoming work trip to San Antonio, Texas provides a way to consider how you can travel expectantly on any trip – even a business trip. The restrictions on free time and the pressures of work can actually lower your expectations for a meaningful journey… which ironically may increase the likelihood of having one. But we shall see as this is the first part of a test.

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Meaningful Travel Basics: Traveling Expectantly Part 2

by Steve Brock October 28, 2010

You can learn a great deal about traveling expectantly in places like Kusadasi, Turkey where, if you are open and let God take the lead, you can have meaningful encounters…and even pick up a “genuin (sic.) fake watch.”

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Meaningful Travel Basics: Traveling Expectantly Part 1

by Steve Brock October 25, 2010

The alternative to traveling with expectations is to travel expectantly, eagerly looking to God to surprise you and show you what you need to see. But it may not be as easy as you expect…

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Meaningful Travel Basics: Expectations

by Steve Brock October 18, 2010

Expectations are challenging because they too often lead to disappointment. A trip to ancient Ephesus illustrates what happens when we don’t even realize we’ve formed expectations and what we can do with our expectations to make our trips more meaningful.

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