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Failure or Success?

Failure is the first milestone on the road to success, and the second…and the third…and the fourth… The more ambitious the destination, the more milestones there’ll be. So keep going, because it only becomes the road to failure if you … Continue reading

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What Do Colors Mean Around the World?

Originally posted on A Better Man:
The internet is chock full of infographics and posts that explain the psychological associations of various colors to help people and brands choose the perfect hue for their product, logo, or living room wall.…

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Laying a New Foundation for Your Life

Connecting With God I wrote previously about rebuilding the “house” of my spiritual life. It’s my hope this example will inspire you to lay your own foundation, whether with these verses or others. The foundation is the least visible part … Continue reading

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Beginning Again

Resolution (with apologies to the Beatles): “You say you made a resolution, well, you know, We all want to change our ways, But to really be a resolution, well, you know, It’s got to last more than ten days.” Pray. … Continue reading

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Success!

I’d just graduated from college and, being pragmatic, understood that becoming a Nobel Prize-winning author, legendary rock star, and Oscar-winning actor might take a few years, so I acquired a day job installing electronic security devices in retail stores. But … Continue reading

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Our Greatest Fear

     “Live life with a due sense of responsibility, not as those who do not know the meaning of life, but as those who do.” ~Ephesians 5:15

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Don’t Follow Your Dreams

I’ve learned a few things in my [insert largish number] of years on this planet. Perhaps the most important is not to follow my dreams. Does that make me sound like a glass-is-half empty kinda guy? Actually, there’s a part … Continue reading

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Failure

Failure is the fertilizer that feeds success. It stinks and is unpleasant to handle, but without it success is unattainable.

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True Success

“May you be so successful that people attribute all kinds of things to you that you never actually said!” ~Albert Einstein But seriously…  May you know and live out the purpose for which you were made. “Many are the plans in … Continue reading

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Reaching for a Star?

“Without ambition one starts nothing. Without work one finishes nothing. The prize will not be sent to you. You have to win it.” ~Ralph Waldo Emerson Here’s a little late January guilt (you’re welcome): If you’re like me, you started … Continue reading

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