I read this quote today from Millionaire Success Habits by Dean Graziosi (one of those books that have been darkening my bookshelves for years only now to pull down and read – partially to stop buying so many books). The full quote: I know so many people who hate what they do for a living;… Continue reading When in Doubt, Do Your Best
Why We Should Speak Plainly
Matthew 5:33-37 in the Bible talk about oaths. The verses, from the Sermon on the Mount tell us how to handle making an oath or swearing (not the cussing type of swearing but the “I’m telling the truth” type of swearing). The upshot is that we simply shouldn’t swear. “All you need to say is… Continue reading Why We Should Speak Plainly
The Purpose Behind the Goal
When I started my fitness journey in January 2021 (it’s October 2022 as I write this post), my main goal was to reduce my A1C levels and reverse my trend toward diabetes. My mantra was this: “Do something everyday for the rest of your life. Don’t get injured. There’s no rush.” As I lost the… Continue reading The Purpose Behind the Goal
Consistency is King
Over the past year and a half, I’ve been in the 1st Phorm Challenge community via the 1st Phorm app. The app is kind of a bargain, although any app that costs any sort of money is sometimes seen as a ripoff. My philosophy is that if I’m not paying, I won’t use it. Free… Continue reading Consistency is King
What Does It Mean to Be Filled with the Holy Spirit?
Monday Morning Sermon QuarterbackInvisible God Part 2 – Filled with the Holy SpiritJoel Thomas, North Point Community Church I almost called this post “How Do You Handle the “I Can’t Handle This” Moments? Most people who have not developed a strong spiritual life, whether Christian or not, handle those moments in one of two ways.… Continue reading What Does It Mean to Be Filled with the Holy Spirit?
Remembering What’s Important
I’m writing this post while watching the University of Georgia vs. University of Missouri game on 10/1/22. Halftime has just ended and UGA is losing 16-6. UGA – my favorite team – is the number 1 team in college football. At least, they’re ranked number 1. This game does NOT at all show that UGA… Continue reading Remembering What’s Important