The power of the spoken word

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I can’t count the many discussions that I’ve had with people who don’t believe in the power of the spoken word. Be, and it is. I live by it and have seen and continue to see it manifest its power daily. I consistently remind my children of this both when they say something mean to […]

Today

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Today I woke up with a brand new optimism on life. It is full of never discovered never experienced opportunities. I can achieve a deeper connection with my wife and my children. I can correct a failure of yesterday and even achieve my greatest accomplishment to date. Today I can build the foundation to my […]

Failure is a choice

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“Started from the bottom but now we’re here” – Drake. Failure is a choice so embrace it if you choose to be successful. For many people, failure is their deepest fear. Their biggest head game with themselves is whether or not they should pursue a dream because of some bull shit fear of failing. Well […]

Living

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“I never saw a wild thing feel sorry for itself. A small bird will drop frozen dead from a bough without ever having felt sorry for itself.” Yesterday is over tomorrow is not promised, but right now, right at this very moment, God has blessed me. So why is it that I rather feel sorry for what […]

Success

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Once upon a time in a land far far away, a man accomplished everything. He had all that he wanted, and the greatest thing was his life was easy. He never struggled to achieve anything that he desired. Not! If you believe that you’re one of those playing the lottery types looking to get rich […]

Fear

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What is fear? Some might say it’s the body’s natural way to alert itself to danger. The dictionary’s definition is “An unpleasant emotion caused by the belief that someone or something is dangerous, likely to cause pain or threat.” For further understanding let us explore Wikipedia’s explanation of the ” fight-or-flight response (also called the fight, flight, freeze, […]

Teacher

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I spent countless hours listening to my college business professor tell the class how to write a business plan. He would tell us how to operate a business with talk like supply and demand only to discover that I was the one person in the class to successfully own and operate a real business. I […]

Dreamer

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Have you ever heard someone say I’m a realist. I don’t have time for dreams? Well if you have, you have seen a person not living in their true purpose. You’ve met someone settling for whatever life throws them. It tickles me when I hear folks complain about someone being a dreamer. Who has not […]

Outwitting The Devil

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When I was ten I promised myself that I would not allow my moms short comings in life to also be mine. I set a goal to be a millionaire. Now that may sound impressive that at ten years old I said I would be a millionaire. It may even sound cute to some but […]

Legacy

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Legacy is our opportunity to live forever. It is what we do today that improve the lives of others that will determine whether our legacy is long or short, good or bad. The unfortunate thing is that many people are not thinking about their legacy. Which also means it’s a pretty good chance they are […]