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Bloody Elbows, Steep Cliffs, & Passing the Test

  “Will you succeed?  Yes!  You will indeed!  98 and 3/4 percent guaranteed. Kid, you’ll move mountains.” – Dr Seuss I looked out over the valley. Nothing but mountains stretched out to the horizon. I reached for the tree branch. … Continue reading

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Sunsets, The Karate Kid & Adapting

“All failure is failure to adapt.  All success is successful adaptation.” – Max McKeown This was a bad idea. My 3 year old daughter & I were sitting on top of a sliding board. As we started to slide, I … Continue reading

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Home Alone

“Lessons learned at home last the longest.”  – Thomas Monson  Life finds new ways to challenge us. Last week my wife had to travel for work.  She went on a 5 day business trip. That meant 3 kids and I … Continue reading

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Run Free

“The greatest pleasure in life is doing what people say you cannot do.” – Walter Bagehot Throughout our lives people will doubt us. People will say that the challenge we are facing is too big. Don’t believe it. Think of those obstacles … Continue reading

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Life in Traffic

“What you plant now, you will harvest later.” – Og Mandino Being alive is awesome. It’s also a HUGE responsibility. This week a cemetery taught me something about LIFE. I was stuck in traffic next to a cemetery. It got me … Continue reading

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No Comparison

“Comparing yourself to others leads to arrogance or shame, but never happiness.” – Jon Acuff Life smacks you in the face. Obstacles are everywhere. None take your joy as fast as COMPARING yourself to others.   COMPARING steals your happiness.   … Continue reading

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Today

“The beginning is always today.” ― Mary Shelley Today is the day: To begin that project you have been ignoring. To get your finances in order. To start exercising in the morning. To call your childhood friend. To start your … Continue reading

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