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The Resilience Breakthrough Podcast

I had the privilege of being a guest on “The Resilience Breakthrough Podcast “ hosted by Christian Moore and Dave Biesinger. This was a fun, lively and impactful conversation. We address a lot of societal and cultural issues of today. Our open dialogue will move you and, hopefully, allow you to see the world through a new prism. Click on the link to listen:

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The Power Within…

In my book, “Killing My Father Then Finding Him,” I wrote about the power of forgiveness. True forgiveness frees you from anger, bitterness and resentment. It takes time and it takes courage to forgive. It takes those same qualities to face your fears. You have the power within yourself to accomplish anything you want to. All it takes is one brave step…

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Horrific Life Experiences…

I have a gift. People willingly share their personal stories with me without prompting from me. I’m honored to listen. Every person’s story involves hardship, loss, pain. Some are stories of rape, abuse and control. People do horrible, unthinkable things to other people. Please be kind to everyone you meet. You don’t know what lies beneath…

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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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Free Yourself…

Is there someone in your life you need to forgive? Perhaps an ex, a parent, or even yourself? Forgiveness is hard. We hold onto past hurts, giving them life, but keeping the pain inside hurts us. It robs us of living fully today.

I had to forgive my parents for years of emotional and physical abuse. Fortunately, the damage they did to my self-esteem wasn’t permanent. By actively practicing gratitude, over time I was able to see my parents more clearly, understanding why they acted the way they did. I forgave them, and I was free. You can do it, too. Start with gratitude…

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Interview With Timothy Douglas

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

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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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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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