Christians: When Life Sucks– Refocus

What can we do when life sucks: when life is far from how we want it, when we just can’t take one more thing? We need a new way to focus our attention. What I am going to suggest may take a lot of effort. You may have to recommit to it several times throughout…

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Setting Goals- Don’t Rush Your Performance

I will set my goal. That was the foundational point one evening at VBS. We discussed how Lebron James once had a goal to make 80% of his free throws. He did achieve 78% one season. In our class, the boys got to make free throws into a basket. The boys, L & C, are…

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Depressed? Here is something to read…

Pop psychology helps us only as long as it it before our eyes or in our ears. It is great to say “I am a beast” , “I am crushing it”,  “I am having a great day”.  But there are days we just do not and cannot believe it. Here are some blogs that help…

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Chasing, striving, rush, pressure, hurry!

What a way to start my morning! UGH- and to think it does this everyday unconsciously in rapid succession. The alarm went off at 5 as usual. But I laid there and dozed until after 6am. I eventually got up and did a couple things and sat down to start my day before my 6:30…

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Running life’s race with passion and determination…

Everything that hinders us in the race of life must be cast aside. Hebrews 12:1 New International Version (NIV) Therefore, since we are surrounded by such a great cloud of witnesses, let us throw off everything that hinders and the sin that so easily entangles. And let us run with perseverance the race marked out for us, Here…

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Serving the Lord? Good attitude NOT required.

Even when you aren’t interested, God can use you to save a whole bunch of people. Just read Jonah. Now here is a guy with a LOT of faith and a poor attitude. He doesn’t want to go to Nineveh. He doesn’t want to obey the Lord. Why? Because he knows God will save those…

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Can Three Words Turn Anxiety Into Success?

I have a lot of anxiety often. As I get older my chest feels tighter and heavier more often and it concerns me. Anxiety is at a high level for most people globally right now. There are many ways to trick yourself out of anxiety. Here is one I came across today that I felt…

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