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3 More Ways to Stop Disappointing Yourself with People (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 312)

“I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.” — Bruce Lee Some of the biggest moments of anxiety and distress come from putting our hope in … Continue reading

3 Ways to Stop Disappointing Yourself with People (365 Days of Spirited Living — DAY 311)

“Whatever it is you’re seeking won’t come in the form you’re expecting.” — Haruki Murakami We cause ourselves a lot of undue stress and take on a lot of unnecessary burdens when we create unreasonable and unrealistic expectations for other … Continue reading

Look Out for Others (Live. Pray. Hustle. 11/06/16)

We shouldn’t want to live in the kind of world where we don’t look out for the well-being of others. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Rumor Mill (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 308)

Proverbs 26:22 (NLT) Rumors are dainty morsels that sink deep into one’s heart. If we’re honest, we’ll admit that we like to be in the know. And most of the time, being “in the know” means being knowledgeable about people … Continue reading

Flawed and Fruitful (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 299)

1 Corinthians 13:10 (NLT) But when the time of perfection comes, these partial things will become useless. As humans, we long for that which is perfect. We strive for the perfect job, the perfect marriage, the perfect house, the perfect … Continue reading

Stop Wasting Everything (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 296)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #28) “You know, you only get to live life once, so there are two things that that yields. One is that there’s no point in crying over … Continue reading

Never Mind Their Acceptance (Live. Pray. Hustle. 10/18/16)

When our goals and dreams hinge upon the acceptance of other people, we will rarely ever reach what we are trying to aim for. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Stop Avoiding People (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 289)

(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #21) “When you stop expecting people to be perfect, you can like them for who they are.” — Donald Miller There’s a reason why Barbra Streisand sung … Continue reading

3 Extra Dangerous Habits to Dump Now (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 283)

“All our life, so far as it has definite form, is but a mass of habits.” — William James You’ve probably heard that your good habits outweigh your bad ones and that idea makes sense. The truth is, however, that … Continue reading

Unforgiveness Only Hurts You (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 283)

Matthew 6:14-15 (NLT) If you forgive those who sin against you, your heavenly Father will forgive you. But if you refuse to forgive others, your Father will not forgive your sins. Forgiveness is a choice. It is also a product … Continue reading

God’s Watching How You Treat People (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 281)

Romans 14:12-13a (NLT) Yes, each of us will give a personal account to God. So let’s stop condemning each other. Too many people falsely think that the here and now is all there is to life. They live for the … Continue reading

3 Other Dangerous Habits to Dump Now (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 280)

“The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.” — Samuel Johnson One of the most powerful forces in our lives is habits. If you exercise for ninety minutes every morning … Continue reading

Everyone Deserves Respect (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 280)

1 Peter 2:17 (NLT) Respect everyone, and love the family of believers. Fear God, and respect the king. Respect has become one of the most talked about but least practiced values in our society. We sing about respect, we write … Continue reading

Why We Should Be Compassionate (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 271)

Luke 6:36 (NLT) You must be compassionate, just as your Father is compassionate. Jesus is the epitome of compassion and mercy. Each day we are alive is the perfect example of mercy being made evident in our lives. Sometimes, we … Continue reading

How Deep Do You Live? (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 268)

Matthew 20:28 (NLT) For even the Son of Man came not to be served but to serve others and to give his life as a ransom for many. Serving and giving to others is the heartbeat of the Christian life. … Continue reading

Others Matter (Live. Pray. Hustle. 09/20/16)

Your life matters to the extent that you make other people’s lives matter. LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.

Searching For Change In All the Wrong Places (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 257)

Romans 7:24 (NLT) Oh, what a miserable person I am! Who will free me from this life that is dominated by sin and death? Have you realized yet that sometimes you need to be saved from yourself? I know I … Continue reading

8 Habits of People Who Win (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 256)

“The man who wins may have been counted out several times, but he didn’t hear the referee.” — H. E. Jansen Winners have certain qualities that set them apart from everyone else. These are not deep qualities that are only … Continue reading

Mortal As We Are (365 Days of Spirited Living – DAY 254)

“People living deeply have no fear of death.” — Anaïs Nin It’s not in our nature to have the control of our lives in someone else’s power. After all, we did, as a country, fight for independence. And individually, to … Continue reading

It Is How You Live that Matters (365 Days of Daring Faith — DAY 253)

Romans 12:5 (NLT) So it is with Christ’s body. We are many parts of one body, and we all belong to each other. You will live your life for something. What you live it for is completely up to you. … Continue reading