The Greatest Battle: Your Purpose Vs. Your Fear {Part 1}
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The Greatest Battle: Your Purpose Vs. Your Fear {Part 1}

You cannot live your purpose and nurture your fears at the same time. Think of any good story. What makes it good? Conflict, right? There is a protagonist, who is often known as the hero, and an antagonist, the hero’s opponent or rival. Now think of your purpose as being the protagonist and fear being its rival. Both are powerful, but whichever you yield to will win. You cannot entertain them both.

We Aren’t Meant To Stay In Transition
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We Aren’t Meant To Stay In Transition

A lot of people have been in a state of what feels like perpetual transition. It is epidemic. Everywhere I go I talk to people who have been waiting and waiting…and waiting… on what they believe is their next step. Obstacles have blocked the forward movement of many plans and purposes. Hearts are yearning for what feels so close, but continues to escape their grasp. Well, folks, it is time to stop yielding to the obstacles, and start moving them.

Make a Difference: Take the “Dis” Out of Your Courage and Appointments
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Make a Difference: Take the “Dis” Out of Your Courage and Appointments

You want to make a difference. I want to make a difference. Even if you don’t know what difference you want to make, you still want to make one.

I have yet to meet a person who wanted to grow up and influence no one, have no impact, and just get by until they die. Those are not the dreams in any child’s heart, nor are they the dreams in any adult’s heart of hearts.

What’s All This Talk About Strengths?
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What’s All This Talk About Strengths?

Strengths. Talk surrounding the assessment and utilization of people’s strengths has become so common that the word “strengths” is in danger of becoming a buzzword without significance. That is unfortunate.

We all have innate strengths, just as we all have physical muscles. Yet just as it is obvious that not all people work their muscles to the same degree as others, it is also pretty obvious to pinpoint those who work their innate strengths more (or less) than others. [read more]