Posted on April 18, 2015

Spot the Difference

My kids are still at an age when they do the occasional “spot the difference” puzzle. They have two pictures in front of them that have 5-10 subtle differences and they need to circle the disparities between the two. Let’s play a different ...

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Posted on April 15, 2015


Inevitably, you will come across obstacles. Inevitably, you will find people who don’t believe in your dreams. Inevitably, you will have days when you feel like giving up. Inevitably, the people around you will let you down. Inevitably, ...

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Posted on April 12, 2015

The Lawyer and the Wallet – A Story About Gratitude

In his book, Before Amen, Max Lucado tells the story of a lawyer who won a case for his client. The two men celebrated with a nice dinner. At the end of the meal, the client handed the lawyer a fine wallet made of Moroccan leather. “Please ...

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Posted on April 9, 2015

Stalk Your Goals

It’s not enough to be vaguely aware of your goals. To just randomly scribble them down on a piece of paper and shove them into a drawer isn’t going to get you where you want to go. You have to stalk your goals. You have to obsess over them. ...

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Posted on April 6, 2015

The Battle Is Already Won

I love Easter. It’s a reminder that I don’t have to strive to be OK with God. Because no matter how many good deeds I do, nice thoughts I have, donations to charity I give or moral acts I perform it won’t be enough. But on Good Friday, Jesus ...

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Posted on April 3, 2015

Don’t Be So Hard On Yourself

Don’t be so hard on yourself. Seriously, don’t. Stop bringing up all of your mistakes. Stop ruminating on your past indiscretions. Stop reminding yourself of all of your faults. Stop creating lists of reasons why you’ll never achieve ...

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Posted on March 31, 2015

Is It Time To Shed Your Skin?

Hayden’s pet blotched blue-tongue lizard, named Bartlett, recently shed its skin for the first time. It took a few days of rubbing himself against his rocks and branches and eventually the old skin came off and he emerged with new, brighter and ...

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Posted on March 28, 2015

Forging A Katana

When Europeans were first confronted by the great samurai warriors of Japan, they were amazed at how hard and effective their katanas were. What they found out is that when making their famous swords, Japanese blacksmiths would take a piece of ...

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