Live like you mean it

Life is hard, that’s why it’s good

Um, your excuse is invalid…


Life is hard, that’s why it’s good. It’s a really smart thing to remind yourself that life is hard.

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I Can Resist Everything Except This…

Dear Son, I can resist everything except temptation.

Be careful. And don’t misinterpret this. The insight here is that I’m acutely aware of the enemy.

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Our Choices Make Us

Dear Son, How To Resist Temptation?

Let bright stadium lights keep your conscious illuminated.

Dear Son, temptation is here to stay. Your job is to find as many ways to defeat temptation as there are ways to be tempted.

Hint: Work desperately hard to avoid people and things that soften your resolve to do the right thing. Untrustworthy people, drugs and alcohol are some of the big ones.

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Busy...Dreadfully Busy

If You Don’t Feel Close To God

The entrance to hell looks innocent enough.

Whenever I’m at my weakest, most vulnerable, and God doesn’t feel close, I remind myself who moved away.

Insight: Some things are blindingly obvious.

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Unanswered Questions?

Why Become A Prolific Blogger?

At the end of the day, we’re all simply doing the basics, trying to be a good parent, spouse, partner…

From personal experience, I don’t believe people set out to become prolific bloggers or anything else that’s prolific, famous or extraordinary.

Not at first. Michael Phelps, the world’s fastest swimmer, probably started swimming simply because he enjoyed it, and then discovered he was good at it.

Does a Pope set His sights on becoming the Pope?

We all discover things we like to do and the more we do them, the better we get. But who could have ever predicted nearly 4,000 blog posts in just two years?

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