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Tuesday, March 29, 2016

Unsubscribe From Lists You Don’t LOVE (Even If It’s This One)

Let’s face it. The internet will eat your lunch (and breakfast and dinner) if you let it. Taking in the rising flood of information feels like trying to drink from a fire hydrant. And it’s not just coming at us and stopping. We are urged to do something with it- read; write a review; subscribe; share; fill out a survey; click; like;...

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Tuesday, March 22, 2016

Don’t Let More Terror Make Us Terrible

This is not a political piece I’m writing; it’s a personal one. It’s a prescription for individuals to cure the terminal hate infecting our world. It’s heavy because my heart is breaking over the disintegration of our culture. Today, our global community is stunned again by terrorist attacks, this time in Brussels. We are mortified by what we see and are aware...

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Wednesday, March 16, 2016

“Just Do What The Bible Says” Doesn’t Help Hurting People

She sat near me and shared her story. It was her very own yet it has belonged to many of us at one time or another. She had confided in a pastor, “I’m having a hard time at home. I don’t how I can keep doing this.”  As she told me about it, tears stung the bottom corner of her eyelids, like...

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Tuesday, March 15, 2016

9 Things You’ll Find On Your Journey To Being Awesome

Often times we may look at our lives and wonder, “Is this it?” Especially if we feel bitter, bored, stuck, confused, or overwhelmed. But those feelings are only temporary. We can move away from the angst and along our meaningful journey one choice at a time. I recently wrote about living this kind of special life, and want to remind you- God made you to be awesome and...

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Friday, March 11, 2016

3 Simple Steps To Experience Freedom Today

“Freedom is not free.” It says on the wall at the Korean War Veterans Memorial in Washington D.C. It is a solemn reminder that the cost of the freedom we enjoy in America is most often a price someone else paid on our behalf. It works that way in a democracy; it works that way in a relationship with Jesus. In...

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Tuesday, March 8, 2016

How To Take Back Your Power When Problems Persist

If you and I were sitting down over coffee today and I asked you, “What’s up?” …would your mind quickly turn to your problems? If so, this post is for you. If we were chatting it up, you might tell me about one (or all of them). Or you might smile politely and fib, “Not much. What’s up with you?” It’s...

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Friday, March 4, 2016

One Small Way To Increase Your Joy Today

I bet you’ve had a busy week. I am guessing you need some simple truth. That’s why today’s semi-weekly strategy for strengthening your awesome life is basic, yet oh-so important. And something many of us forget to do on a regular basis. I’d like you to stop and celebrate. “Celebrate?!” you may be asking. “What the heck am I celebrating? That’s your assignment...

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Tuesday, March 1, 2016

If You Live In America, Please Do This Before You Vote Today

It’s the second biggest election day of 2016 in the United States. The one that get’s us ready to vote in the president in November. Every day when I take my son to school, I drive by a small auto body shop. For months their marquee has read, “Get informed and vote.” No advice on how to vote, just a directive to...

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