Even the best road has potholes the next best step video Jun 10, 2022

If you’ve watched the movie The Wizard of Oz, you know that Dorothy travels down the Yellow Brick Road throughout the course of the film. Eventually, she finds herself in Oz- and meets the...

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Top 7 = Timing, Top Gun, Tuesday blog top 7 Jun 06, 2022

This week’s Top 7 includes a lesson timing, my take on Top Gun, and a visit to the fourth restaurant to occupy the same space within just a few years over in Avondale. 

 

Fitness =...

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Your consequences "consequence" them, too the next best step video Jun 03, 2022

We often live under the delusion that our life is just about us- and that it’s no one else’s business. However, our decisions affect others in the same way that we affect others when...

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Top 7 = Graduation + Gatlinburg + (indoor) sky diving + the hell bus blog top 7 May 30, 2022

This week two of the kids made the transition from one chapter to the next (gradation) and three of the kids joined us in Gatlinburg for a work + play trip… 

That— and more—...

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Don't judge the entire book by the page you're reading now the next best step video May 27, 2022

Don't judge the entire book by the page you're reading right now. Or even by the sentence.

Often, it takes time to reap the benefit-- or agony-- of current decisions. That is, it works both...

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Top 7 = HSV road trip + end of school + baby Yoda at the car wash blog top 7 May 23, 2022

My Top 7 for last week includes a quick (read: day) trip to Huntsville, baby Yoda eating a frog, and a few other things.

For those of you who don’t know…

The Top 7 = a quick look at my...

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What forgiveness does / doesn't do about past bad decisions the next best step video May 20, 2022

In my past work at recovery centers, I met a lot of residents who felt that because they asked for forgiveness, that all of the consequences of the bad decisions they made should be erased....

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Top 7 = the Threefoot hotel + the ex who wanted to make the blog top 7 May 16, 2022

This week's Top 7 includes a DIY project on the "Salter's car," helping Emma with her art show, and reflections on how to approach your spouse's ex...

 

Fitness = Max 30

This week I crushed...

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Dealing with your disconnects the next best step video May 13, 2022

We often think that our situation is unique- that it won’t turn out, whatever it is, like it does for other people- for all other people. Just like the two ladies in the example above. 

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Top 7= two suppers are better than one, plus audiobooks, assessments blog top 7 May 09, 2022

This week’s Top 7 includes some reflections, lessons learned, and more… 

Oh, and Salter turned 9.

 

Fitness = Friday morning off + pause + reset

I “red-lined” it...

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You're special, but not the exception to the rule the next best step video May 06, 2022

We often think that our situation is unique- that it won’t turn out, whatever it is, like it does for other people- for all other people. Just like the two ladies in the example above. 

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Top 7 = two weeks in one, but the LifeLift project is (almost) ready for 🚀 blog top 7 May 02, 2022

I didn’t write my weekly “Top 7” last week. Looking back,  think it’s the FIRST time I haven’t done it in over a year, since I began my weekly “mind...

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