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Alone

If we learned anything from the pandemic, it’s that we are not meant to be alone. We are hardwired to be connected with each other…in community. Reach out to someone who might be by themselves. Just check in with them. Saying a simple “hello” might be exactly what they need…

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A Thanksgiving Message

Today, in the United States we celebrate Thanksgiving. I believe we should show gratitude to our Creator every day, not just once per year. If you are reading this, take a moment to thank Him for your mind, then add your family, friends, fresh air and food. Let your list continue to grow…

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Here They Come

It’s that time of year again. Time for the Hallmark movies. You know the story…perfect family living in a perfect home in a perfect neighborhood. Even their dog is perfect! Suddenly, strife hits. The family bends but doesn’t break. Everything gets restored to normal and they live happily ever after…

Life isn’t a Hallmark movie. Life is hard. Do not fall into the trap of comparing your life to a Hallmark movie. It will rob you of the moments of joy life holds for you…

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My Interview With Rick Bologna

Imagine living all your life in a city you were born and raised in, established your business in, were raising your children in, and had a wonderfully fulfilling life focused on family, friends and community. Then one day you were told to get out, because a Category 5 hurricane was headed to New Orleans. Her name was Katrina.
Click on the link to watch my interview with Rick Bologna as he walks us through the personal hell that Katrina brought on his family. And learn how God used this catastrophe to bring Rick to his true purpose in life…

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Equipment

You may have heard it said that “God doesn’t call the equipped, but he equips the called.” All of us are uniquely qualified for a greater purpose. God gives us the choice to use it or not. Don’t wait until you’re “ready.” Be fearless. Find your purpose. Use it…

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Fear

Not all fear is bad. We are hardwired to feel fearful in dangerous situations. But the fear of failure, fear of success (yes, it exists) and fear of other people’s judgments is unhealthy. It will leave us unfulfilled and frustrated. If you are fearful, do the work on yourself to release the fear and live fully. Self-work isn’t easy, but it’s worth it…

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The I’s Have It…

Today’s culture says “look at me!” We are regressing to a focus on ourselves rather than on others. People feel empty, frustrated and alone. A “me first” attitudes leads to spiritual poverty. Shift your focus to people, and watch how your cup fills…

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