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Category: Following God

When the horse is dead DISMOUNT!

This is an old saying, which means, “if what you are using is not moving…dismount.”  Sometimes even the best laid, thought out & mind mapped ideas and systems just don’t work!  They simply don’t produce the results we need. So what do you do…? What do you do…?

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6 Powerful Phrases

There are few things, if any, that carry the power of words! They create, they destroy, they fill, they empty, they promote & they bring low. Understanding that those around us hang onto our words, we must be careful, because we wield a powerful arsenal in our very mouths. I like the list of powerful phrases composed by John Adair…

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Fake It “Til You Feel It”

I have said many times to many people who have come to me feeling like I felt yesterday, and I would say, “fake it till you feel it.” I must be a man of integrity and follow my own advice!  Scripture says, “As a man thinks, so he is.”  Well, the best way to change your mind is to change your actions!  That is the one thing we can control. Our actions & reactions. Eventually the emotional side will come in line, and we will begin to “feel it.”  But we must act it out first.  Yes, that does mean you are “faking” it, but we are called to DO the right thing, not necessarily “FEEL” like doing it.  In other words…

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When Others Shine

Every father waits with mixed emotion for the day when his son will beat him in a game of 1-on-1. On one hand, it’s quite a humbling eye opener to realize your not as young as you used to be. But, on the other hand, there is a swelling sense of pride that your son has

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Old and New

Hebrews 4:12 (ESV) For the word of God is living and active… For most of my life I have hear or read the Christmas story every year, usually several times each year.  When you become familiar with things it can become easy to not fully appreciate them.  Familiarity really can bring a type of contempt,

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