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Resolutions or Intentions?

Resolution noun | res-o-lu-tion| \re-zə -lü- shən\ 1. A firm decision to do or not to do something A firm decision? Sounds hard to me. Synonyms of “hard” include resolute, adamant, unfaltering… the list goes on. But there certainly seems to be no room for error. Or change. Certainly no room…

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The Power of Smaller

If I’m living a life of intention, seeking the discipline to place the spiritual life first, then there has to be a pay off. The reward for spiritual exercise in my life has been humility. Not a humility born of weakness but humility that is a power. The power of honesty…

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Dreaming: Day 20

Like in any exercise regimen, after a period of time performing the recommended number of reps, muscles become exhausted. Your dream muscle too becomes tired. All the huge brush strokes become a number of reoccurring themes, the reoccurring spiritual exercise, the reoccurring emotional state, the reoccurring mental discipline, your physical…

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DreamQuest Journey: Day Two

And now the fun begins. I refer to it as “exercising the dream muscles.” I pick a day to at least five years off, then I write a diary entry as if it is that day. It starts something like this: Dear God (or any power greater than you) “The…

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The Worst Day of My Life

A series of tragedies led from a young marriage to life on the streets, ultimately ending in devastating physical injury and hopeless alcoholism. Terrible news? No, not really. All of that strife made it so that I had to face the fact that my misfortunes were all on account of…

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My World’s Now Upside Down

When my world was prioritized to achieve wealth, motivation came with stress, stress brought misery, and wealth was acquired by a miserable man: me. Fear-driven motivation often caused me to make decisions that were less than wise, creating business decisions that ultimately benefited no one very well. I always felt…

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First Blog: The Five Areas of Endeavor

The Five Areas of Endeavor I’ve divided my life into five areas I call the Five Areas of Endeavor. They are five aspects of my life that I can exercise control over and make decisions concerning their outcomes. I can prioritize them. Let’s talk about those priorities. 1. I have…

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