A Word with the Wise

One of my closest friends told me once to break down the barriers that are preventing me from walking my path. A boss, who I despised and thought incompetent, once told me to control only what is in my control. The rest is out of my hands. A dear aunt stated that a person’s energy […]

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A Father’s Value

There are so many things I want to do, but there is one responsibility that trumps everything else. The responsibility is being a father. Is this my great mission in life? I don’t know, but it is my mission now. Is there any way a father can have greater impact on future generations? Is there […]

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Your Questions

When you go to your doctor, you want her to ask the right questions. In fact, you should be very concerned if your doctor is not asking you the right questions. If she is not asking the right questions, it would be prudent on your part to find a new doctor. It just might save […]

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Remove the Clutter

If you are reading this right now, then hopefully I have your undivided attention. This post will only take one minute to read. If in that time, you have a stray thought, a phone notification, or any other type of interruption, I will have failed in my mission of holding your attention. I still might […]

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Preemptive Strike

Prudence 12/23/2019 You would be clever to stop a quarrel before it goes too far. You would be wise to never get in that quarrel in the first place. A clever person can see that he is out of shape and then takes the necessary steps to get back into shape. It is not easy, […]

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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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