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Keep Your Stride

Keep Your Stride (Audio) I have an uncle in Kentucky that I see, on average, about once every 10 years or so. When we have been at his farm and walk through his fields, I’ve always noted that he has one of the longest strides where most of us have to quicken our pace in…

Shaping Our Thoughts

Shaping Our Thoughts (Audio) I’m not sure why my mind keeps returning to the trough of thinking about our thoughts, but I emailed myself a thought while away from my computer so I could think it through this morning. Some years back our son was doing pottery in an art class back in his high…

First Steps

First Steps (Audio) Do you remember your first steps as a child? Probably not. Teetering with no true sense of balance, on muscles not yet developed, and doing something totally new, yet instinctual. I remember my kid’s first steps… And this made me remember the many “firsts” on many fronts. We’ve all experienced hundreds and…

Accountability: What?

Accountability: What? (Audio) I’ve re-thought this blog post out several times, deleted what I wrote, and started over. Again. Why? It’s somewhat of a complex writing process to get what I think and put it down in readable form. Here goes another attempt! Everything you do, and you promise to do it well, probably needs…

The Power of Sequence

The Power of Sequence: (Audible) It's powerful knowing the sequence of things that produce expected results! Equally, it's a delusion that sequence never matters and you can just do what you want in "any ol' order" and get the results you want. True? For the most part. There are some things that will happen regardless…

Living in The Time of Now

Living in The Time of Now: (Click for Audio) When I was learning archery from a local shop in Texas, the teacher realized how much trouble I was having with hitting the bulls eye. He would whisper in my ear as I was preparing to let fly my next arrow: “Focus on the target. Let…

Success as a Parent

In a far different century and culture, Solomon teaches us there is a way to train and raise a child.

Train up a child in the way he should go, And when he is old he will not depart from it. (Proverbs 22:6 NKJV)

The Fear of the First

If you are the right type of personality, then you follow similar steps of preparation for every time you repeat the action. Nothing becomes “old hat”. You have the personality to treat every time as if it were the first time.