Category archive - Personal Development

When Your Faith and Your Works Don’t Quite Work Out

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It’s like getting a new car one day and then finding out the car won’t start the next morning.

It’s a somewhat similar feeling when we fast…we pray and we work our tails off to make sure we are pulling our own weight in the equation and still, nada…nothing …zilch.
Where you were anticipating wealth, you found debt. Where you were looking for acknowledgment you found rejection. Where you were looking for evidence that God had been with you all along, you find your faith shaken like never before.

You’re reeling and asking yourself what you missed. How did this not work? How is it that I know that God is in this and yet it looks like a cow pooped on it?
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Stay Far Away from These People if You Want to be Successful this Year

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They need to go this year…or at least ride in the trunk.

If you want to make it far this year and in years to come, you will need to keep them at least at arm’s length and keep a very good eye on them.
Your success, your future, and your very life may depend on it.
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New Life Resolutions Part 6 – You Got Slapped in the Face by Last Year. This is How You Evaluate and Slap Back to Make This Year Way Better (+ FREE Strategic Thinking Worksheet)

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Many people are still sore or in shock from the slapping they got from last year. I mean don’t get me wrong, many of us put up a pretty good fight but let me tell you…for most people I have spoken to, last year felt like someone punched them in the face, slapped them around and threw them into a roller coaster…unbuckled.

It kind of reminds me of that MTV show from the early 2000s called DIARY. It’s tag line was “You think you know but you have no idea”. That’s probably what last year felt like.
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I’ve Been Pregnant for 11 Months – Meet the Baby!

I have waited for this moment for months. So many dates have been set and then postponed. This journey has changed my life in so many ways and I couldn’t have envisioned a better end result.

People have been abuzz about this for the better part of this year and I am now able to reveal this baby.
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Sexual Temptation – How Good Men Can Better Manage It

Sexual Temptation.This is just one of THOSE topics. We dont talk about it enough and when we do talk about it, men typically dont leave this conversation feeling empowered or encouraged. More like Guilty.

Sexual Temptation - How Good Men Can Better Manage ItIt’s like this awkward place no one wants to go…this box where we both (a) somehow assume it is a male problem and (b) somehow believe that Godly Christian men should be allergic to sexual temptation, and the ones who feel tempted are obviously not Christian enough. Read more

Fear vs Caution in Life and Relationships

Fear vs Caution in Life and Relationships
Tony Robbins said it best. “Life is the dance between what we fear the most and what we want the most.”

I recently published an article on fear titled “Fear may be secretly destroying your life and relationships…See how and conquer it”. It explored the different ways fear creeps in and holds us back from our best relationships and lives.

Someone read the article and asked a very important question: “How does one balance between fear and being careful?”

As I thought about that, I started to get even deeper perspective on fear.

Here is what I have come to find out about the balance between fear and caution in life and relationships. Read more