Faith, Hope, and Love

Bad Breaks and Good Signs.

Posted by on Oct 3, 2018 in Faith, Hope, and Love

So, I know I usually leave this sort of thing for the end of week update, but in the end I thought it was worth posting. If you’ve been following, you know I am constantly buying and selling on eBay as a second income for our home so we make enough to enable my wife to stay at home with our toddler.

Well, business is good when it’s good. And lately it has been very good. Until this week. Since Saturday, I have had multiple things go awry on the bay, and I gotta admit, it has been more work to resolve them than I expected, and I am taking hits in the process.

But there’s a silver lining.

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A Dilemma in Brief.

Posted by on Aug 21, 2018 in Faith, Hope, and Love, Writer's Diary

I know I keep stating in my weekly debriefs that I desire to post here more and become better engaged on social media. I continue to fail in both areas. I blame no one but myself, but I wanted to provide some context. This is a bit of a rant, but I just had to get the whirlwind of thoughts out of my head, and I figured this the place to do it.

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Stay strong

Posted by on Aug 7, 2018 in Faith, Hope, and Love

I put the below post together in May but for some reason, I never posted it. Not sure why. Seems it would have been worth doing. Here it is, updated and edited.

Today I’m going to be brief, or at least try. Here’s the bottom line: I’ve been doing a lot of work on myself personally for the last eight months. Between different self assessments, observations about my past and present, and therapy, I’ve been putting in the wrench time to build a better life.

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Halfway Through 2018

Posted by on Jul 11, 2018 in Circling, Faith, Hope, and Love

Well, How am I Doing?

As I said in my debrief on Saturday, we are now halfway through the year 2018. I’m doing this post because I felt that a half-year’s reflection was warranted. So, here is where I stand.

I’m not going to go back and rehash my weekend debriefs and recall how I felt on each given Saturday. I just want to take a look at where I am now versus where I was in January. The reason I’m using this approach rather than an analysis of the week by week debriefs is pretty simple: I am looking at the long-term benefit of the things that I’m doing even if the week-over-week results were not always what I desired or intended.

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Becoming Who You Want To Be

Posted by on May 2, 2018 in Faith, Hope, and Love

One of the great paradoxes of life is that the only real constant is change. Regardless of what you do or how you do it, time still passes, your cells die, people age, and circumstances shift. We cannot freeze our reality, not even for a second.

Change is a material and inescapable reality. Because of this, you have a wonderful opportunity to change with it—not in some microscopic but mostly irrelevant sense, but rather in a vibrant gradual and tangible sense that betters the world. This is an immense opportunity…

If you know how you are changing.

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