Read Different, Think Different

Prudence 11/18/2019 Hitler. Talking over a few beers to his friends. They listened. It wasn’t too long afterward that he was raving his beliefs in front of a whole nation. They weren’t listening to anybody else, but they were listening to him. They burned the books that disagreed with his ideology. They killed the people […]

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Rise Up

It is judgment day, and it is your turn. Your Creator will ask you how you spent your time on earth. How will you respond? Some will say they took this precious gift of life and lived it to the best of their abilities. They didn’t squander their time on frivolous pursuits. They lived a […]

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Be the Axe

Prudence 10/14/2019 Ever try to chop wood with a dull blade? You can get it done, but it is not easy. I have been chopping a lot of wood lately, and it has got me thinking about this tool. The purpose of a good tool is to get a job done and to do it […]

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7 Keys to a Goodnight’s Sleep

Prudence 9/30/2019 Ever since I started wearing a Fitbit a couple of years ago, I have really been interested in the quality and duration of my sleep. The first thing I do every morning is assess the previous night’s sleep. How do I feel? Do I think the quality was good? After this quick check-in […]

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5 Ways to Reprogram Your Mind

We become what we think about all day long. –Ralph Waldo Emerson What do you think about? Do you ever pay attention to the song that gets stuck in your head? What about the video clip that seems to be burned into your mind’s eye hours after you watched it? Did you ever imagine the […]

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Prudence 2/25/2019

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body. -Richard Steele Here is a step to becoming a more complete person. Start small if you have to. Even 5-10 minutes of strengthening your brain muscle a day can make a difference. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having […]

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Path to Mastery

My son opens the new box of Legos. He is excited and can’t wait to complete finished product as shown on the box. Multiple bags of bricks come out of the box and then the instructions. The instructions. A book that can shoot upwards of a hundred pages depending on the difficulty of the project. […]

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Your Motive

When you exercise, who are you exercising for? When you go to the gym, are you there to get in shape or to impress others? This was the discussion I had last week with several colleagues.What is the motivation behind some of the antics seen in the gym? Too often, we see some ridiculous feat […]

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Prudence 2/18/2019

Walk with the wise and you become wise, but the companion of fools fares badly. -Proverbs 13:20 You are the company you keep. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes beyond money, possessions, and social status. We can all grow in wisdom if we choose to pursue […]

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Prudence 2/11/2019

Mistakes are painful when they happen, but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience. -Denis Waitley Embrace the pain. Learn. Be of good cheer, because these mistakes will one day result in wisdom. ____________________ The Virtue of Prudence There is an unlimited wealth in having wisdom that goes beyond money, possessions, […]

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