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Wanna Know How To Get To The Next Level?

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Start by asking yourself a question, “Why am I asking myself this question?” It’s because you know that something is holding you back. You have a firm understanding that there is another level. It’s as if you’ve been given a gift, but you’re not allowed to open it. Once you’re given permission and open it,…

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How Do We Stop Thinking About My I?

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This is hard to talk about. It’s hard to explain, but there’s a fine line that people don’t usually see. However, if they can’t hear it they can feel it. It’s the fine line that separates someone sharing their story in order to gain something, like money, or giving something, like hope. Over the last…

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How Do You Catch a Mouse?

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How to catch a mouse seems obvious until he’s in YOUR house. My first thought was to ignore it and hoped that it went away. Connie, my wife, didn’t care for that approach. So, I did what anyone else would do given such a difficult circumstance. I asked a neighbor. But not just any neighbor….

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How Do You Make Someone Run for Fun? Watch me

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The best way to get someone to “run for fun” is to tell them that they’re not allowed to run. It worked for me. It seems as though when you tell someone that they can’t have something, it has an adverse effect on them. I had people laugh, scold and frown at me when I…

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Who Really Likes Leftovers? Ideas?

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I have leftover turkey, ribs (pork and beef), brisket, mac & cheese, and pulled pork sitting in my fridge. Who’s going to eat all of that? Who wants to eat all of that? This is a problem. Before getting started, I had to work off some of the holiday blessings … food that is. I…

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Do you know anyone that’s visually impaired?

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Blind people can see a lot. Over the last few weeks there have been many “sightings” that never would have been possible had I not gone blind. Going blind has allowed me to see more than you can ever imagine. They say that when you lose one sense that your other senses are heightened. Really?…

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How Did We Get Here?

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Maybe you’ve heard this before. They probably told you, “you can lose everything and get 10 times that in return.” Did you believe them? If you’re anything like me, you didn’t. Then it happened. In March of 2011 my life changed forever. One of two cavernous malformations bled, in my brainstem, putting pressure on the…

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What If I Asked You to Pull My Plug? Sharing

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You can grow even when everything around you seems to have gone to pot. This is one messed up world. Just when you think things can’t get any worse there’s another shooting, storm, fire or catastrophe. How do you deal with all of that? Keep it all in context. Understand it. Learn from it. Leave…

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3 Things Your Wife Will Never Tell You

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I’ve seen strong men that have been brought to their knees this week because of a woman. This doesn’t make them less of a man, but it will probably make you more of a husband. Left unattended these things could become blindspots. Here are some things that we could hope to hear, but it’s probably…

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3 Ways to be Meteoric NOT Mediocre

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There are ways for a normal person to live a Meteoric life. I always used to think that I was not cut out to be more than just average. My thought was that I would live my moderate salesperson life, with a moderate home in the suburbs with my moderate family. Then it started to…

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