Don’t consult your greed

Epic. Strategic. Helpful. Wise. Max Lucado’s chapter “Don’t consult your greed” contains some of the best life advice that we could ever receive! Here’s his punch line: when attempting to identify your ‘sweet spot’ don’t consult your greed. The God-ordained niche for your life will be outrageously significant; however, it probably won’t satisfy every greedy […]

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Eating Summer

Have you started yet? My brother, Cheyenne, recently posted a picture of himself swimming up out of a pool with his mouth opened wide for a bite. His caption read: “I’m eating summer.” I hope you’ve been doing that too. Whether or not you’re fortunate enough to have an official summer vacation, I hope you’ve […]

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My Buddhist goal for the summer

I just finished Phil Jackson’s basketball memoir, Eleven Rings: the Soul of Success, and in it he espoused the Buddhist philosophy of learning to live in the moment. According to Phil (who probably knows a thing or two about basketball), it is essential for successful basketball teams to stay highly focused in each moment of […]

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Lamps or Lasers

D.L. Moody once said, “Give me a man who says, ‘This one thing I do’ not ‘these fifty things I dabble in.’” He was highlighting the incredible power of focus. The only difference between a flashlight that emits a flickering glow and a laser that can cut through steel is focus. Successful Christian living demands […]

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How to not be disappointed on vacation

How many times have you heard someone say, “We need a vacation to recover from our vacation”? How many times have YOU said that? Certainly there are reports of the perfect vacation where the time away exceeded expectations; however, it’s more common to try to cram a year’s worth of fun in to a couple […]

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