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The Professional

In this web-post, I reiterate the reason why I’m sharing about the extraordinary people in our world. It’s simple; it’s not common to see the gifts inside a person. What’s common is to see their flaws. NoLongerCommon isn’t a site that highlights the ordinary, but the extraordinary. See what we’d miss out on by remaining normal, read this, “The Professional Human.”

As It Turned Out

Why do we try to defend our beliefs when it comes to something like celebrating Easter?  I’m here to free you in that you don’t have to defend anything, your beliefs don’t require a defense.   There’s no need to argue, share only what matters.I recall President George W. Bush …

New Year New You

A new year means a new you, right?  Many have tried, but just because the calendar year changes doesn’t mean new things are coming your way, especially a new “you”.  No offense intended. It’s normal or wishful thinking to go into a new year thinking you can become a different …

The Love of Christmas

Have you ever tried to hate someone your child loves?  Or have you tried to hate someone your best friend loves?  Or anyone someone you love, loves? I thought about this many years ago when I tried to hate someone our daughter loves.  I tried to find every reason not …

Thanks-receiving

It’s the week of Thanksgiving, so Happy Thanksgiving! You won’t know the answer to this question, but that’s okay because I’m going to explain it in this web-post.   Question: Have you turned Thanks-giving into a day of thanks-receiving?   You’ve already received. You’ve heard it said that it’s better …

Don’t Make It Hard to Believe

This week we take a pause from our regularly scheduled content to insert a special post about Easter. Why isn’t believing in the resurrected-king easier? I had this thought as we were hanging out with our grand-child; I couldn’t help but notice the electrical outlets we have with the safety …

Praying for Your New Year

What I’m about to share with you is some uncommon stuff.  It’s not for normal people, but those who can handle uncommon results. Here’s how it happened to us. For the a majority of my life, roughly 20 or more years, I spent New Year’s Eve in church.  It’s known …