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Interview With Joshua Shea

podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/the-determined-people-podcast/id1545647376

Joshua Shea was 38 years old. He was a successful businessman, City Council member, founder of a wildly popular film festival, and Joshua had even received the “Key to the City.” In 2014 it all fell apart. Joshua Shea got arrested and went to jail.

Today, Joshua is sober for over seven years, and his life is dedicated to helping individuals and families in their recovery. Josh’s story gives families hope that healing is possible. Hear his remarkable story of redemption and restoration on

The Determined People Podcast

Click on the link to listen…

http://www.paddictrecovery.com

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After…

We face decisions every day, sometimes really difficult ones. In your decision making, consider how you will feel after your actions. If you will feel bad, go the other way. It might be more difficult, but you will build strength through it…

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Reach Out…

We are in the final stages of the pandemic, and that’s something to be grateful for. Yet the damage to mental health rages on. Reach out to your friends and family, work colleagues and acquaintances to see how they are doing. Really doing. And if you aren’t feeling just right, please find someone to talk to. There is light on the other side of the dark…

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Struggling Kids…

Yesterday I was privileged to speak to a group of foster children. It felt great to be speaking again, especially with kids. I was an insecure, angry, struggling kid myself, and because of my upbringing I connect with kids.

If a child reached out to you, please take the time to engage with them. Kids today need hope, they need validation, and they need us…

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Predictions…

People go to palm readers and soothsayers to find out what their future holds. The predictions are wrong, of course, because only God knows how our lives will turn out. Focus on what His word says about how we should live, and everything will turn out fine…

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Greed…

In the movie, “Wall Street,” the main character told us that “greed is good.” By definition, greed means a selfish desire for wealth and power. There is nothing wrong with wealth and power until you throw selfishness into the mix. Keep your motives true and noble, and should you start feeling selfish, give away what you have accumulated.

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