Blog: Top 7 = hang-over from Vegas + back in the groove

top 7 Sep 20, 2021

The Top 7 for this past week includes the last of the Vegas trip, cranking out a new book on the plane, and a friend dropping by unplanned during the middle of the week…

And, we’re back in the groove of Wednesday night date night :-)



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Blog: Top 7 = Beth's birthday + trip to Vegas

top 7 Sep 13, 2021

The top 7 for last week includes celebrating Beth’s birthday (a few days late) + taking a trip to Vegas. It was a work-related journey, mind you, but still…


Fitness = Saturday morning four of us took a quick (almost 7-miler) through the Vegas strip, hit the sign, and then turned...

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Video: Resurrection = more than just a cleaned-up version of the old

 

The resurrection doesn’t remove the scars, it rewrites the ending of the story…

Sometimes that means the scars remain. They no longer control the story, but they are part of it- perhaps even a significant part.

When they killed Jesus, they battered Him mercilessly. Isaiah prophesied...

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Podcast: Advance from where you are to where you’re designed to be (Carol Peters found my book in a thrift store)

coaches series podcast Sep 08, 2021

I met Carol Peters through a strange set of circumstances…

One day I received a message via Calendly, a Zoom request for a meeting. It was from Carol.

Carol is from Kenya. Turns out, he found my book (from an Advance event) in a thrift store in my hometown of Centerpoint, Alabama—...

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Blog: Top 7 = finished #75Hard + Beth's birthday +++

top 7 Sep 06, 2021

The pic above = tow days after completing 75 hard…

On my first day “off” the challenge (Saturday), I woke up, felt great, and went on a long run throughout the neighborhood— and a few nearby neighorhoods…

The following day (Sunday), I went for a 50 mile bike ride....

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Video: 4 Ways to Deal with Hard Things

soul wholeness video Sep 03, 2021
 

Back in 2014, a child-therapist my family visited for a season described stress in a revealing way. Kristen, the counselor, likened our souls to balloons…

(Yes, I have a lot of experience with counselors!)

“You can blow a balloon up,” she said, moving her hands larger and...

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Podcast: What I learned from #75 Hard (Lessons 6-10 = Talk #2 of 2)

In this talk I continue reflecting on what I'm learning from the #75Hard Challenge. WIth just two days to go...

(See the previous talk for lessons 1-5)


#6 = You don’t always “feel like it.”

Sometimes the motivation to do it comes in the actual doing…

Sounds odd, I know....

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Blog: Top 7 = A single-driver car crash (and the lesson from it)

blog top 7 Aug 30, 2021

A single-driver car crash (and the lesson from it) lead this week’s Top 7…

(Each week I post something, a highlight, from one of each of the seven key areas of life…)


Fitness = I posted my reflections on the #75Hard challenge on my podcast.

I’m in my final week of this...

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Video: Life is beautiful + life is also hard

 

September 2018 I did something I never imagined I would do: I took a psychological evaluation. A full one. The kind with hundreds of questions followed by a sit-down interview with a licensed psychologist.

To say it another way, I voluntarily took one of those tests that cost several hundred...

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Podcast: What I learned from #75 Hard (Lessons 1- 5 = Talk #1 of 2)

This summer, I did— and am still doing— the #75Hard challenge…

It works like this—

Follow a meal plan of your choice

No cheat days

No alcohol

Two 45-minute workouts each day— one of which must be outside

Take a progress picture each day

Read 10 pages per day...

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