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Driven…

Whatever you get excited about, do more of that. The world needs driven people who are trying to do good. As for me, I’m just trying to spread some kindness, compassion and humor into a world in desperate need of it…

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Memorial Day…

Memorial Day is a Remembrance Day established in 1868 that officially became a holiday in 1971. We are called to remember the brave men and women who died while serving our country in the military. At 3:00 p.m. local time, we are asked to observe a moment of silence in remembrance of them for their dedication and service to the United States. We have freedoms here in America that others don’t have. What some take for granted others cherish. It is because of our freedom that people can peaceably protest or fail to stand for the National Anthem. Whether we agree with these things or not isn’t the point. We have the freedom to choose.

So however you are spending the day, with family and friends, barbecuing or on the lake, I encourage you to take a moment at 3:00 to pause and reflect. We must #neverforget…

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Interview With Timothy Douglas

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

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Entitlement…

Entitlement means you think you deserve something for just showing up. Life doesn’t work that way. Plus, we only place value in what we earn

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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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Our Future…

Today’s children are tomorrow’s leaders. We are failing them. In 2016, suicide became the #2 killer of kids. In 2020 a study revealed that 78% of students felt lonely. It’s ironic that so many kids could feel lonely. We live in the most technologically connected culture ever.

The solution? One thing we can do is make certain our children feel loved and accepted. Hold them accountable for their actions, but don’t let them feel unloved because they made a mistake or two.

We must turn this around, and fast. It begins with us…

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Guarded…

On social media, we see pictures and posts of perfect lives. This is great! We should celebrate happy moments. Yet, think of how much compassion we would see from others if we sometimes showed how hellish life can be. Something worth considering…

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