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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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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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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We grade ourselves in intention, not execution the next best step video Apr 29, 2022

It’s easy for us to look at others and say something like, “You should have seen that coming! You should have known where those decisions were going to take you!” 

It’s...

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Can't live forward by looking in rearview mirror the next best step video Apr 22, 2022

Whatever has your attention will affect your direction. And, of course, your direction determines your destination.

Therefore, you should pay attention to what you pay attention to (odd sentence, I...

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When opportunity knocks... the next best step video Apr 15, 2022

Many people believe that others are walking a “better” path than they are because of luck and chance.

Sure, there are examples of men surviving fatal crashes without wearing a seatbelt,...

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Your Next Mission is Staring You in the Face (w/ Staff Ouderkirk) video warrior hope podcast Apr 12, 2022

Stafford Ouderkirk just retired— for the second time. 

The first time around, he retired from the military. 

The second time— this time— he retired from TekSouth, a...

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It doesn’t just come down to a single decision the next best step video Apr 08, 2022

Really, a path is a series of decisions- a series of decisions that you act upon. A path is a lifestyle. Because of this, a single decision, as mentioned in the previous video, rarely fixes the...

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Wounded healers work wonders for themselves and others (w/ Andrea Melcher) video warrior hope podcast Apr 05, 2022

I met Andrea Melcher via Zoom— when she accidentally dropped in on one of the online Centers of Hope groups I was hosting.

Thinking the group didn’t apply to her, she connected with one...

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Very few quick fixes the next best step video Apr 01, 2022

Sometimes, it’s not just things that break, it’s people. 

If that’s you, take this as a word of encouragement… 

 

You can’t simply “fix” a...

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Toilet paper is a luxury item— but brotherhood definitely shouldn’t be (w/ Andrew Farrer) video warrior hope podcast Mar 29, 2022

I met Andrew Farrer back in 2021— when I was teaching the Warrior Hope material at a leadership training (certification) event in Tennessee, just south of Nashville. At the time, we were...

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Random is actually a plan the next best step video Mar 25, 2022

Here’s the reality: if you do not plan life, it will still happen. Like the road on a video game, the terrain comes at you whether you’re paying attention or not! And rather than...

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