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Everyone is Suffering | Getting Older with Bipolar

Everyone is Suffering | Getting Older with Bipolar

This week, with people crying out in the streets, I decided to just shut up and listen. Underneath all of the slogans and signs, buried under opinions and blame, there is the voice of suffering. The unheard voice of suffering. Every faith tradition I have ever studied...

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Self Worth vs Net Worth

Self Worth vs Net Worth

Self Worth vs Net Worth It’s a fact. Your level of income will rarely exceed your level of self-development. But most of us are going to retire broke. If you feel you’re worth more – then you’ll do everything you can to alter your financial circumstances. According to...

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How to Exceed Your Sales Goals Year After Year

How to Exceed Your Sales Goals Year After Year

With the year quickly winding down, many Sales professionals, Marketing executives, and business owners are scrambling right now to make their organizations year-end goals. While some of them are killing themselves to make quota and quell investor drama, others have...

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Remarkable Season 1 Finale Now Available

Remarkable Season 1 Finale Now Available

Remarkable Season 1 Finale Now Available IN JUST 4 SHORT MONTHS... Dear Friend, Thanks for making Season 1 of the Remarkable People Podcast such a Remarkable success! Here are just some of the Remarkable things that People like you made happen through the Podcast this...

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A Funny, and SOBAR’ing Coronavirus Story

A Funny, and SOBAR’ing Coronavirus Story

A Funny, and SOBAR'ing Coronavirus Story S.ituation: The worldwide pandemic of #Coronavirus / #COVID19 has "non-essential" businesses shut down. O.pportunity/Need/Problem: I need a haircut B.rainstorm/Ideas Generated: Wait it out, cut it myself, have wife cut it, have...

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The Simple Fact of How Not to Lose Hope

The Simple Fact of How Not to Lose Hope

The Simple Fact of How Not to Lose Hope 6 part Blog Series The Supporter’s Gap Why Domestic Violence is your Problem part 4: The Simple Fact of How Not to Lose Hope. Eyes are the window to the soul. What I find there is Hope. Hope that trials can end, that dreams can...

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Top 5 Ways to Survive Valentine’s Day

Top 5 Ways to Survive Valentine’s Day

Top 5 Ways to Survive Valentine’s Day Valentine’s day. A day for love, for weddings, for dates, for romance, or for broken promises, broken hearts, and broken bones. Valentine’s day can evoke the idolized notion of love, and for many couples, it is the day to...

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Domestic Violence Not A Home Issue; It Bleeds onto Society!

Domestic Violence Not A Home Issue; It Bleeds onto Society!

Domestic Violence Not A Home Issue; It Bleeds onto Society! Let's start here. Ripped from HEADLINE NEWS:  ******MASS SHOOTINGS******   30 Dead in 13 hours Dayton, Ohio, Shooting 25 down in 2 days Virginia Beach: 12 killed after city worker opens fire at Colleagues...

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87,000 Preventable Deaths Happened in One Location!

87,000 Preventable Deaths Happened in One Location!

87,000 Preventable Deaths Happened in One Location! Let’s start with home after all this is something, we are all familiar with. Home. H- O- M- E. H- hearts, hands, happiness are O- Open and filled with love to accept M- More forgiveness, more kindness, and more joy!...

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Building Self Confidence: Whose Opinion Counts?

Building Self Confidence: Whose Opinion Counts?

When it comes to building self confidence, whose opinion really matters? In the fast-paced, approval-seeking world we live in today, it's easy to loose focus on that and forget the real answer. With that said, ever have one of those moments when you accomplish...

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Getting to the Real Root of the Problem

When we moved into the house we are currently living in, there was a very large oak tree that leaned over our new home; specifically, our children’s bedrooms. Because the tree seemed healthy and strong, we did not have any intention of removing it right away. However,...

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What’s Your “One Thing”?

Comment: Great movie. Great question. What’s your Purpose?  What’s your “One Thing” that you were made to do? What makes you wake up each day excited and on-fire to live? If after watching this clip and considering the question you’re still not sure, call us. We’d...

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What if Money Didn’t Matter?

Comment: A powerful and thought provoking video that may just change the way you look at your life for the better. Clip:   Citation: Youtube Consider: James 4:14

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Do, or do not. There is no try.

Comment: Don’t worry about “perfect”, just ‘Do’.  It’s better to start something and get moving with mistakes than to stay still and think yourself to death. Remember what Yoda said on this topic? Here it is in case you forgot. Enjoy! Clip:   Citation: Youtube...

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Holy Toledo! Weight… What Happened?!

Ever look in the mirror and wondered what happened to you? Do you feel disgusted and angry at yourself for allowing the bad past decisions in life that led you to where you are today? Tired of making excuses for why you are not who you could be and should be? Well, if...

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So Thirsty. How to be refreshed during the dry times.

So Thirsty. How to be refreshed during the dry times.

Have you ever had one of those moments when your body was just so thirsty you could feel the moisture in your mouth evaporating and saliva getting thick? The times when you feel yourself dehydrating slowly, but don't make the time to stop and find relief because it...

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Web Development 101 Session 1 Starting with the Vision

What You'll Learn in this Session Session 1 of Ascend Training Academy's Web Development Series covers the fundamental elements and key pieces of building a successful website in simple, non-technical terms that a pre-teen with no experience can understand (adults...

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Inaugural Scrabble for Souls (SfS) Event | Pensacola, FL

Scrabble for Souls (SfS) BE THERE, PLAY A SQUARE, AND HELP WIN SOULS FOR CHRIST! What is Scrabble for Souls? Scrabble for Souls is God-centered, great commission-minded, family-friendly gaming tournament where 100% of the funds raised are sent to a missionary or...

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What is Email Spoofing and How Do I Stop Email Spoofing?

Does the title page screenshot look familiar to you? Has, or is your inbox full of Mail Delivery Errors or Failure Notices that you have no idea where they came from? Last month I noticed a flurry of strange activity in my inbox. It looked something like this: Knowing...

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No Trick. Just a Treat for You!

Well, it's sort of symbolic. The last post I wrote before going on vacation was on a nationally observed day, Columbus Day. Today, we get back on the wagon after some well enjoyed time off and start writing again on another nationally recognized day, Halloween. So in...

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What to do in the Silence. Enjoy It!

We're all been there. You know, the times when the responsibilities of life seem unrelenting. The times when we are stuck in the go, go, go, go, go cycle. The times when all we can think about are all of the things we 'have to' do like: Addressing all of the personal...

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Rules of Competition in Business for Christians

Professional Life Training Description Rules of Competition in Business for Christians In this teaching we explore the Rules of Competition in Business for Christians.  A humorous and biblically challenging look at what we believe and why about business, and life....

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Why We Turn Away More Business than We Take

Food is a good thing. There is food that is nutritional, food that is fun. and food that is just plain bad for you. At different moments in life, with the proper balance, all have a place. If you or I were hungry, we'd take just about any type of food to fill our...

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How to be a Champion in Life

Did you ever have one of those workouts that you didn't want to start, felt weak during, wanted to quit the whole time, but you kept going anyways and it made you feel shaky and exhausted? Me too!  Guess what though? A shower and 20 minutes later we feel like a...

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Why We Feel Pain

Throughout our lives we will all experience pain. Physical pain, mental pain, emotional pain, etc.  The good news is, despite the type and intensity of the pain, all pain has a purpose. Think About It In every way we experience pain, pains purpose is to make us aware...

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Why We Should Schedule Our Day: Freedom!

If you've ever listened to Dave Ramsey, he always says that we need to tell our money where to go or it will disappear. Not only do I agree with that statement, but believe that the same principle applies to many areas of life; namely as this article indicates-...

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Friday: The End of Our Work Week or Just the Beginning?

So it's Friday, the end of our work week. Or, is this just the beginning? 😉 For most, Friday unfortunately represents the end of tedious and painful week. A time to rest, relax, and recover from the emotional drain of a day job. But what about your dreams? Remember...

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Why Are We Angry? Learn Why and How to Fix It!

This week's Face Time Friday Lesson: Why Are We Angry? is hopefully going to be a helpful insight into our emotions, and how they truly stem from our thoughts. Like a child, inside, we all want to get our way. Encouraging Bottom-line though: We can control our...

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Reputation Management? Let’s Be Honest

Just 20 years ago, a persons reputation was still key. If they lied, stole, mislead you, or didn't keep their word, you (or your parents generation) would never go back to shop there, and neither would anyone else who found out. We had character as a nation. Now...

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What to Do When You Are Stuck in a Rut

Feeling Stuck? Intimidated by a deadline barreling down at you? Well truth be told, the worse thing we can do at moments like these is stress. You see, stress closes down our creative juices and our ability to focus and get things done. Mental stress is kind of like a...

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Leaders, Can You Answer This Question?

What am I doing in life to earn the respect of those that follow me?  An important question for any leader. You see, sometimes in life we are placed into leadership by position, sometimes by birth, and sometimes by circumstance. However it is we got there though, we...

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The Marathon of Life: Just One Small Step at a Time

Once upon a time (1998)  in a land not so far away (Colorado), a group of guys and I from NBT decided to get out (54 of us to be exact), have some fun (a day climb), and challenge ourselves (reach the top of a portion of the Continental Divide- Pettingell Peak). When...

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Human Economics: You Can’t Give What You Don’t Have

In life, there are many times that we see a person in need and want to help them. In those times we are filled with joy, peace, satisfaction, and love in doing so. Also in life, there are many times we see a person in need and feel like we need to or should help them....

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More Weight! More Wait! When We Take On Too Much

Growing up about 45 minutes outside of Boston, it was often we heard stories of the infamous Salem Witch Trials. One such story that always stood out to me was the story of Giles Corey. You see in 1692 Giles was accused of practicing witchcraft. Whether he was...

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How to Take a Compliment to the Face

If you're like me, it wasn't often that we received a compliment when we were growing up. In fact, quite the opposite. For years we heard about all of the things other people thought were wrong with us,  and because of that, like in all things, we got good at what we...

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Are We…Are We Distracted? How to Stay Focused

It has been said that the average person gets distracted from what they are trying to focus on every 11 minutes. Some studies even show this statistic to be as often as every 7-8 minutes. At one company, the average time I had between employees, clients, outside...

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Procrastinator? Read this Article Tomorrow to Help You

Do You know why You Procrastinate? Don't listen to the negative self-talk, the people around you growing up, or even your mother on this one. What is the real reason you procrastinate? If you are telling yourself you are lazy, stupid, have more important things to do,...

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