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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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Spectator Sports

I love watching great athletes. My dream when I was a teenager was to play safety in the NFL. My dream wasn’t to become a reality because I didn’t possess the physical gifts to play at that level. So I’m content being a spectator.

Life isn’t a spectator sport, though. We must get in the game every day and give it everything we have. All of us are gifted in some special way. You know your talents. Use them for the benefit of others. You will benefit, too…

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Evil

Evil exists in our world and will always be present. We live on a broken planet, and nothing this side of Heaven will change that. There is hope, though. The heart of mankind can be transformed through acts of kindness and compassion, two of the things that connect us with each other. We cannot legislate evil out of the hearts of men, but we can examine our own hearts and be kind…

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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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Times Really Does Fly!

Today is my 65th birthday. While many people think of that as retirement age, retirement has never crossed my mind. In fact, I’m more ambitious now than I have ever been. There’s much to accomplish to continue bringing light into the lives of others. We are born into a period of time that is according to God’s plan, and every life has a greater purpose. Find yours and pursue it with everything you have in you. Age exists only in our head and our heart…

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