Calling

I routinely send inspirational or motivational quotes to those I coach. Recently, I sent one that resonated more than most others. It was a quote from www.ashepherdsheart.org that said, “Someone, […]

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Are You Prepared?

We often hear of the importance of being prepared: for emergencies, rainy days, and many other difficult and unexpected situations – “like the ants preparing for winter” I often heard […]

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Find Your Focus

Why is it that, for most of us, it is easier to dwell on what is wrong instead of focusing on what is right, on what we don’t have instead […]

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Good Enough

Do you worry that you are not good enough? Good enough for your boss, your parents, spouse, kids, God? It is such a human thing to compare ourselves to others […]

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Slam Dunks and Jump Shots

My sophomore year at Ball State University was the most exciting basketball season in school history. The Cardinals advanced to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet Sixteen where they lost to the […]

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Isolation or Solitude?

I’m sure isolation is a word we view differently now than we did just a few short weeks ago. Before, most of us knew the word conceptually, but now it […]

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Pain: Who Are You Dancing With?

Toward the end of The Princess Bride, there is a scene where Wesley tells Prince Humperdinck, “Life is pain, Highness. Anyone who says differently is selling something.” This may seem […]

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To Love

Have you ever had someone say something to you so profound, something so epiphanal, that after you get your bearings you realize you are now seeing through a lens of […]

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The Goal

We so often are sidetracked by our focus. It’s not that we are unfocused, but that we become focused on the wrong things. We start out strong, but then one […]

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Discipline

Discipline.  The word can provoke many memories, and arouse many emotions. Some good, some possibly not, but being disciplined is always intended for our good. In every area of our […]

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