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The Words We Choose

As a person who values words, how they’re used, why they’re used, the power contained within – the last several months have been extremely hard for me to walk through – quietly. 

Shut Up and Pray

Dear Christ follower, this is ALL our fault.

Before you get offended – and believe me, I WANT you to be offended, continue to read.

Quick Thoughts – The Desires of Your Heart

Psalms 37:4 is one of the most beloved and misinterpreted verses in scripture.

I know this about you, you read these words, “Take delight in the Lord, and he will give you your heart’s desires,” and you think, “Hot dog! God’s gonna gimme what I want.” All, I gotta do is “take delight in Him.” Easy peasy – where do I sign up?

Quick Thoughts – You’re NOT What You Think Are

That title might be a little deceptive because, the truth is, I believe we are exactly what we think.

The problem is, as Christ followers, we tend to think the wrong things.

Why Do I write? No, Really, WHY?*

I wonder sometimes why exactly it is that I write. Why do I spend countless hours in front of the computer stringing words together?

Why do I sit up for hours after my family has gone to bed or rise hours before they wake to get thoughts and ideas down on paper – or more recently – into some digital format?

Eyes OFF Me!

WhYelling Marine DI - From Business Insideren I was at Parris Island becoming a Marine, any time our Drill Instructors wanted our undivided attention they yelled.

Well – they must have wanted our attention a lot – because they yelled…

A LOT!

WAY Out Of My Comfort Zone!

I got this off the internets - thank you internets.

I got this off the internets – thank you internets.

Ever had the Pizza Hut P’Zone? If not I am super sorry. It was a delicious masterpiece of pizza-y goodness. You can get a decent calzone from just about any pizza place but the P”Zone was a zone I could easily get into.

Other zones? Not so much.

I BROKE THE CHAIN

Photo From Creative Commons: Michelle MIlla https://www.flickr.com/photos/michellemilla/

Photo From Creative Commons: Michelle Milla
https://www.flickr.com/photos/michellemilla/

<— THAT FACE.

That face completely sums up my feelings this morning when I woke up and realized that I broke the chain.

That’s right – I BROKE THE CHAIN!

The Writing Is The Hardest Part

I try writing every day – I am a firm believer in the Seinfeldian – DON’T BREAK THE CHAIN – train of thought.

In 2014 I frequently used the hashtag – #dontbreakthechain for motivation and encouragement to me fellow writers.

G.O.A.L.S – A New Take On An Old Classic

f2558-nyeFor the last few years I have posted – near the end of December or sometimes early January – about the importance of setting GOALS for the upcoming year – you can check those out here, here or here – and the strategies  I employ to ensure I don’t waste the next 8784 hours.

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