1. Love Enthusiastically.

Want a ‪#‎GreatLife‬? Love Enthusiastically. If you want to read all eight parts of the #GreatLife series, click here —> #GreatLife Be in or be out. If you’re going to be in, be all the way in! – Thaddeus Eastland Be in or be out. Be ALL the way in or be out. I love this quote! I also love this somewhat cheesy quote: “Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm.” I see so many people stifle...

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Decision-Making for Dummies! (plus a Bonus for Couples)
Oct15

Decision-Making for Dummies! (plus a Bonus for Couples)

I don’t mean to offend you with the title. I’m not calling you stupid.  If anything, this is more autobiographical than anything.  It has been too often that I’ve felt dumber than dirt and not able to come to a right decision if it were staring me in the face.   As a result, like you, I’ve sometimes made some poor choices in life.  Some hurt for a moment while there are some where I’m still waiting...

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6 Things to Do When You’re Scared to Death
Feb10

6 Things to Do When You’re Scared to Death

Have you every felt terrified about your life, your job, your future?  Come on.  Be honest.  I have.  I’ll be honest.  I feel like I’ve had a long relationship with fear and worry.  I know what terror feels like.  It’s a step beyond anxiety and two steps beyond just worrying.  Terror freezes you in your tracks. The good news is I have finally divorced terror.  Of course, it keeps trying to come around, but...

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It’s OKAY to be Excited!
Nov07

It’s OKAY to be Excited!

I see so many people stifle their enthusiasm about people, events, themselves, their future.  They say things like “Today has been great… so far.” or “I actually enjoyed that movie.”  It’s like someone is going to punish them for showing genuine joy and excitement about something.  Or… and this is true oftentimes… they have a hard time praising one thing without criticizing the other....

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How to Raise Your Level (Part 2)
Nov03

How to Raise Your Level (Part 2)

In the previous blog, we talked about The Thermostat Principle.  Now, as promised, here are the first five things you need to change to adjust your thermostat settings! 1. Your thinking: As a man or woman THINKS in their heart… What is the content of your thinking? Challenge yourself to think about higher thoughts, to dream bigger dreams. Because your thoughts become your speech… 2. Your speaking: Death and life are in the...

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“…all things…”  Yes.  Even this thing!
Dec09

“…all things…” Yes. Even this thing!

I used to have a plaque on my wall that read “And we know that God causes all things to work together for good to those who love God, to those who are called according to His purpose.” which is a quote of Romans 8, Verse 28. I’ve often thought that I need to find or make another. I don’t know what happened to that one, but it served as a great reminder to me in the past. I wrote about this before, but...

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