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Redefining Anxiety

Last April my wife and I had our wedding completely planned and had invited our closest friends and family to attend. But then the entire country was flipped upside down when the coronavirus began to spread. A tough call had to be made. Either to postpone our wedding or make some major changes. We decided […]

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How I Quit Social Media

That’s it! I’m done with Facebook. I waste so much time scrolling through posts by people I haven’t seen or talked to in years and I can’t stand all the negative political news and advertising anymore. Have you said this to yourself before? If you are like many of my friends and family you have, […]

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When Did Social Media Become Plain Old Vanilla Media?

MySpace in the early 2000’s allowed you to connect with friends you hadn’t talked to since elementary school, show off the newest music you discovered (Yellowcard), was not full of ads and algorithmic content display technology, oh and you could poke your crush… whatever that meant. Flash forward to present day. Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter […]

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Something to Hold Onto

Goto college, graduate and get a good job at a big corporation, work at that job for 40-ish years, and then finally retire to travel, play golf, and read that book written by Hemmingway or somebody or other and write your memoir. You’ve probably heard this life model hundreds of times. It has been around […]

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No More Excuses

I have been doing a horrible job with some of my daily habits: writing, reading my Bible, visiting and calling my friends, listening to podcasts, reading books, and much more. Why would I allow current events to cause my habits to slip? What habits, if any, have you fallen back on? Why do you think […]

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Distractions From Creating

Why do I do this to myself? For the second time this week I broke my own rules, conditions, and barriers and gave into the magnetic pull of morning distractions… Here are just a few of my morning temptations: My phone (texts and calls) Twitter and Linkedin (Not sure why I just hit refresh over […]

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As a Man Thinketh

A couple of years ago I thankfully realized that my mind had fallen into an endless cycle of judgement. Strangers I passed on the street were too overweight, dressed in a distracting way, were lazy, or raising their children poorly, my family was focused on the wrong things, unhealthy, victims of their own mindset, and […]

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I have a goal to run a full Marathon. Any suggestions?

You need to do whatever you need to for you to know your mind can handle it. Once you can say with zero doubt that you can complete a marathon, you can! Tactically it’s not that hard to run the 26 miles. But you need the right motivation and the right reason to not quit […]