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Faith…

All of us show faith every day. If we get on a jet airplane, we trust the pilot knows how to fly. We pump gas into our cars without verifying it really is gasoline and not water. Let’s trust our Creator, who is good, to provide what we need. He’s always awake, and never tired of hearing our prayers. Have faith, not doubts…

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Why Try?

Have you ever wanted to try something new and different, but fear held you back? You know in your heart that it’s right and noble, but you can’t quite get the courage to try. If you face the unknown, step out in faith and give it everything you have in you, you just might succeed. Why try? Why not?

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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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Lists…

We make grocery lists, to-do lists, and lists to remind us of the errands we have to accomplish. I keeps another list: it’s a list of people I want to interview for my podcast. It’s a list of people I want to have dinner with. A list of people whose story I want to know better. And I reach out to the people on the list, trying to engage. And I refuse to give up, putting God in the driver’s seat to connect us. Make your own list. And keep going…

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Time Flies…

It is said that “time flies when you’re having fun.” It’s true. Vacations never seem long enough. Time passes quickly when you are focused on what you love to do. We only have so much time on this earth. Make it count…

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Honesty…

Most people are honorable and tell the truth. But are we always honest with ourselves? Everyone has blind spots. This is why it’s important to have good friends who will gently point them out to us. When you are in that position, remember to deliver the message with gentleness and self-control…

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