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Uncommon Courage…

We love stories of bravery and courage. Remember when George McFly punched out Biff? He found uncommon courage in himself to defend the love of his life, overcoming odds in the process. We love these stories because it’s our story. We see a bit of ourselves in the uncommon hero…

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Change. Really?

Fifty years ago, the band Ten Years After released a song titled “I’d Love to Change The World.” In the lyrics, they talk of noble ideas such as feed the poor, stop war, and eliminate pollution. Yet, in the chorus the lyricist wrote, “I’d love to change the world, but I don’t know what to do.”

These world challenges are huge, almost overwhelming. But I believe we can do something about them. Change begins when we are willing to do something. Change begins with me…

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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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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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