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Entitlement…

Entitlement means you think you deserve something for just showing up. Life doesn’t work that way. Plus, we only place value in what we earn

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Fear of Missing Out…

People will make emotional decisions when they feel like they might miss out on something. I encourage you to use wisdom and discernment when faced with big decisions. Pray about them, and listen for the voice of our Creator to guide you…

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Under Construction…

All of us are works in progress. If you aren’t feeling the discomfort of growth, you may be coasting through life. Coasting is okay for brief periods. Yet your destiny awaits…

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Speaking of Kindness…

The tongue is a laser sharp instrument. It can heal or it can hurt. Your choice, but I encourage you to return kind words to others, not stinging rebukes. Both of you will benefit…

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Looks Aren’t Everything…

Every day, Facebook and Instagram are filled with pictures of people showing us how attractive they are. Pictures are filtered to hide lines, wrinkles and other imperfections. But I want to see more…I want to see into the heart of the person. Every face has a beautiful story behind it…

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Pick Yourself Up!

Failure is never the final chapter, unless you want it to be. Success is hard. If building something worthwhile and successful was easy, everyone would do it. Keep going…

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Our Future…

Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders. We are failing them. In 2016, suicide became the #2 killer of kids. In 2020 a study revealed that 78% of students felt lonely. It’s ironic that so many kids could feel lonely. We live in the most technologically connected culture ever.

The solution? One thing we can do is make certain our children feel loved and accepted. Hold them accountable for their actions, but don’t let them feel unloved because they made a mistake or two.

We must turn this around, and fast. It begins with us…

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Settle?

Pursue the dreams that ignite your life. Don’t allow the projections of others to cause you to settle for anything less. Work hard, stay humble, give something back to better our community, and make a difference…

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Regrets…

Every one of us has regrets. I encourage you to not allow them to dominate your thoughts. Look to the future with hope and optimism. Make the rest of your life a life of purpose and meaning, a life without regrets…

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Newness…

When we go on vacation, everything we experience is new to us. The neurons in our brain go crazy, creating new neural pathways where our feelings are forever stored. This is healthy exercise for our minds. I encourage you to try to experience something new every day, even if it’s changing the way you drive to work. You will feel the difference…

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