Men Pursue Hard Things

After all, we are co-heirs with Christ. We are sons of the Most High God. Our God owns and rules the universe, and we are His. We are His kings of whom He is King. And yet, when my feet hit the ground and I am confronted with real life challenges and tasks, this biblical perspective about my identity in Christ often fails to reach my brain. There is at least one reason for this

The Fear of Failure

Advertisements In my previous post, “Obeying Fear is True Failure“, I wrote about how many of us don’t use our God-given gifts because we are afraid. There are many things to fear. One of the most common fears we face is being afraid of failure. If you were asked to answer the question, “What isContinue reading “The Fear of Failure”

Obeying Fear is True Failure

Advertisements “What have you failed at recently?” ~Dave Ramsey When I first saw the above question posed on social media, it caught me off guard. As if failing was a good thing! But why would failure be a good thing? The answer is simple: If we are not sometimes failing then we are not takingContinue reading “Obeying Fear is True Failure”

Breaking the Poverty Mindset: Budget versus Increasing Income

Advertisements The poverty mindset is a phrase I use to discuss a way of thinking many who grow up in poverty have learned. It is very deceptive. Relatively speaking, I grew up in poverty. Of course there are varying degrees of poverty, and poverty for some may be wealth for others. Part of the povertyContinue reading “Breaking the Poverty Mindset: Budget versus Increasing Income”

Should You Believe in Yourself?

Advertisements Belief is a powerful thing. What we believe about any one thing will directly affect how we interact with that thing. If I believe the floor is sturdy, I will stand on it without questioning or even thinking of its integrity. If I believe something is dangerous, even if it’s not, I will beContinue reading “Should You Believe in Yourself?”

Writing Goals Is Stunting Your Growth

Advertisements Have you ever considered the possibility that being goal oriented might be limiting your overall growth. I know, sounds crazy right? Everyone talks about the importance of setting goals, writing them down, looking at them regularly in order to accomplish them. This is what I have been doing lately. However, this morning I wasContinue reading “Writing Goals Is Stunting Your Growth”

Small Stones Make Long-Lasting Ripples: How A Small Part of Your Day Is Either Helping or Hurting You.

Advertisements Have you ever thrown stones in a lake? For some reason it seems to be one of the greatest joys of boyhood. One of the many things I love doing with my boys is going hiking at local parks. Inevitably, when we come to the edge of a lake, pond, or river, they beginContinue reading “Small Stones Make Long-Lasting Ripples: How A Small Part of Your Day Is Either Helping or Hurting You.”

The Glory of the Daily Grind

Advertisements In “Break Free from Our Self-Adorned Chains”, I discussed the need for us to stop limiting ourselves with a focus on our own limitations. I challenged you to identify an area in your life where you have been limiting yourself based on your own false self-limitations. Too often we live our life wishing weContinue reading “The Glory of the Daily Grind”

Your Phone’s Alarm Clock Doesn’t Work.

Advertisements In a previous post here, I discussed the importance of having restraint when using social media. Social media can become harmfully, excessively intrusive in our daily lives. If you read that post, you know that I have deleted my fb page. However, as a Realtor and a writer, I have to maintain some connectednessContinue reading “Your Phone’s Alarm Clock Doesn’t Work.”

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