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Leading Well…

Before you can lead others, you must put in your time serving others. Pay your dues, so to speak. Other people need to know you are trustworthy, reliable, and that you are willing to help develop them. This holds true whether you are leading an organization or your family. Leaders have a servants heart…

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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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Pain…

To build muscle, we feel the pain of lifting weights. To build resilience, we must face our challenges head on. There is no way around them. Pain is the gateway to strength…

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Opinions…

We concern ourselves about what others think of us. Their opinions do not matter because they have no authority over our lives. Focus on yourself, and take care of yourself mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Everything will fall into place. Let others think whatever they want. You know the truth…

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Inside/Out

All across society, we see people who are trying to find themselves through external means. I’ve done it myself, which I discussed in my book, “Killing My Father Then Finding Him.” Here’s some truth: we find our value when we realize God created us exactly how He wanted us to be. Accept that truth and you will accept yourself…

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Be Kind…

It costs nothing to be kind to others. We do not know what other people are struggling with. Show kindness to others, even those who don’t deserve it.

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Music…

Music is one of the things that connect us. Here’s some perspective…

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Failure…

Failure is a matter of perspective. Elon Musk, in his Space-X venture, “blows a lot of stuff up,” to learn what doesn’t work. Thomas Edison failed 10,000 times when looking for a long-burning filament. Failure is, quite simply, learning

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Columbine High School…

“I have this theory that if one person goes out of their way to show compassion, it will start a chain reaction of the same. You never know how far a little kindness will go.” – Rachel Joy Scott

Today is the 22nd anniversary of the Columbine High School massacre. Rachel was the first child killed that day. Yet, even with all the darkness of that day, it couldn’t stop light from emerging. Rachel’s Challenge was born, based upon the writings and influence of Rachel Scott. She continues to start chain reactions of kindness and compassion all across the world. Over 30 million people have experienced Rachel’s story. But the work continues…
Rest In Peace, Rachel. Your life mattered…

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Distractions…

Life moves fast, and there is something to divert your attention everywhere you turn. Madison Avenue has perfected making us believe we must have whatever they are selling. Become laser-focused on what’s important to you. Seek your destiny with drive and desire. The distractions of life will always be there…

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